Beowulf: Battle With Dragon
Why does the dragon attack?
Someone tried to steal his treasure.
Why does Beowulf believe the dragon attacked?
Because the angered God
Why does Wiglaf join the battle?
He wants to aid his warlord, Beowulf
What do Beowulf’s followers do?
All the men except Wiglaf run off.
Why do all swords fail Beowulf?
His hands are so powerful.
Describe the battle.
Beowulf and Wiglaf work together and stab the dragon. However, Beowulf was bitten by the dragon.
What does Beowulf ask Wiglaf to do?
Go to the dragon and collect the treasure.
Summarize Beowulf’s dying words.
He practically thanked everyone including God.
What does Wiglaf tell the other men?
Wiglaf said he had excellent strength and Beowulf is lucky he died because that saves him from disgrace.
What events may occur now that Beowulf is dead?
Everyone is afraid of war occurring.
What do they do with Beowulf, the treasure, the dragon?
Beowulf and the treasure were buried and burned. The dragon was pushed off of a cliff.