Grendel’s Mother

Today we looked at the fight between Beowulf and Grendel’s mother.  We discussed the motivations of both characters and how those motivations reveal fatal flaws.   Once again, Beowulf is victorious, but at a price. Is he in danger of becoming the very monsters he fights?

We’ll finish up Beowulf tomorrow

Your unit exam in next Wednesday.  Possible topics for the exam include:

  • The Gospel of Matthew
  • Book of Revelation
  • The Gnostic Gospels
  • The Beginnings of Old English
  • The Seafarer
  • Beowulf

The exam will be the same format as the other unit exams, 15 multiple choice questions and two short answers.

Your Beowulf project is due on March 23, 2017.  Click here for a copy of the assignment.

Your only homework is to complete and upload your Nemesis essay.

Click here for a copy of today’s lesson