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Beowulf Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. According to an analysis of Beowulf, what does the thanes' desertion of their king during the battle with the dragon mean?

Question 2 2. What is the Heroic Code in Beowulf?

Question 3 3. What is alliterative verse?

Question 4 4. Which of these things is true of the Mead Hall?

Question 5 5. In Beowulf, why does the dragon begin its attacks on Geatland?

Question 6 6. Why does the dragon begin its attacks on Geatland?

Question 7 7. Homer wrote

Question 8 8. Who sought revenge after Grendel's death?

Question 9 9. Which character in the poem does Grendel NOT attempt to kill and devour?

Question 10 10. What happens when Beowulf's sword melts and it is obvious he is over-matched?

Question 11 11. What is the code of blood vengeance?

Question 12 12. How does Grendel not fight in an honorable way in Beowulf?

Question 13 13. In Beowulf, why does Unferth believe Beowulf cannot defeat Grendel?

Question 14 14. Unferth is considered a foil in Beowulf. What's a foil?

Question 15 15. An epic poem

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