Beowulf Honor Quotes: Examples & Analysis


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In the epic poem Beowulf, when is honor mentioned for the very first time?

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1. In the epic poem Beowulf, which of the following does Beowulf receive as a gift for defeating Grendel?

2. In the epic poem Beowulf,what does Beowulf think of the Danish soldier who promises that his men will watch the ship?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on these assessments will check your knowledge of the different questions associated with honor in Beowulf. Your recollection of some of the events in the epic will also be tested.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on:

  • Beowulf's thoughts regarding the Danish soldier's promise to watch the ship
  • The first mention of honor in Beowulf
  • King Offa's possessions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the gift Beowulf receives for defeating Grendel
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Beowulf
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the king who is honored for his generosity in Beowulf

Additional Learning

The lesson titled, Beowulf Honor Quotes: Examples & Analysis is a lesson that will teach you more about this text. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Understand what honor means to Beowulf
  • Review how different situations are examples of honor
  • Know some examples of reasons for honor