Beowulf Fate Quotes: Examples & Analysis


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In Beowulf, when Beowulf sees the sword that saves him from Grendel's mother, whom does he thank?

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1. Beowulf blames _____ as the cause of his death.

2. In Beowulf, what is one merciful thing that God grants?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Beowulf is one of the most well-known epic poems. Test your knowledge of the different ways fate is discussed in the poem by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Who Beowulf thanks after defeating Grendel's mother
  • The concept that is supported by Wiglaf's thoughts regarding Beowulf's death
  • Merciful things granted by God in Beowulf

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who/what, according to Beowulf, is to blame for his death
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what is commonly associated with fate in Beowulf
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the quotes from Beowulf

Additional Learning

Learn more about Beowulf by completing the lesson titled Beowulf Fate Quotes: Examples & Analysis. Covered objectives include:

  • Review the plot of Beowulf
  • Understand how God is depicted in Beowulf
  • Identify the character Hrothgar