Beowulf Revenge Quotes: Examples & Analysis


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In Beowulf, when is the word 'revenge' mentioned for the first time?

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1. In Beowulf, why does Grendel's mother seek revenge?

2. In Beowulf, who does Beowulf want to kill as revenge for Grendel's actions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a look at the worksheet and quiz to assess your knowledge of Beowulf revenge quotes. Grendel's mother and Beowulf are two figures covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

If you utilize these materials, you can quickly check your knowledge of:

  • Why Beowulf goes on a final revenge mission
  • The last time revenge is mentioned in this poem
  • Why Grendel's mother seeks revenge
  • The first time that 'revenge' is mentioned
  • Person who Beowulf wants to kill because of Grendel's actions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about who Beowulf wants to kill because of Grendel's actions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Grendel's mother wants revenge and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of revenge and how it affects characters in this poem

Additional Learning

Review more about the concept of revenge using the lesson titled Beowulf Revenge Quotes: Examples & Analysis. You can review more about:

  • Characteristics of Grendel
  • The relationship between Grendel and Beowulf
  • Purpose of revenge in this poem