Beowulf Epic Battle Graphic Organizer

Beowulf Epic Battle Graphic Organizer

As you read through the excerpts of Beowulf, pay careful attention to each character’s octagons_ Ask yourself, “What do these actions tell me about the character? ” Record your observations and supporting evidence from the text in the graphic organizers provided. Include at least flee observations for each character. The notes you record will help you answer the questions during the assessment at the end to this lesson.

Part A Greened Monstrous Actions Text support Capturing some of the men and taking them back to his lair “In the hall-building rand to entrap and make way with:” Greened stomping angrily Into the hall with his eyes burning like tire? Greened as he prepares to make the thirst move in his attack “Strode he angrily; from the eyes of him glimmered/ A luster unlovely Likeliest to fire. ” This scene shows Greened eating noble men In a very grotesque way “he quickly laid hold of A soldier asleep, suddenly tore him, Bit his bone-prison, the blood drank In currents, Swallowed in mouthfuls: he soon had the dead man’s Feet and hands, too. Eaten entirely.. ” Shows greened fleeing and how he got hurt Greened from thenceforward Must flee and hide him In the fen-cliffs and marshes. Sick unto death A body-wound suffered The direful demon, damage Incurable Was seen on his shoulder, his sinews were shivered, This plainly he saw then Who with mirth of mood malice no little Had wrought In the pest on the race of the earthmen, That his body would tail him Reflection Questions: How do Grenade’s actions compare to the actions of other monsters you know about?

What do you learn about the character through his actions? Part B Beowulf Heroic Actions Text Support Beowulf acts quickly to turn the tables on Greened. Forward the foeman fooled with his hand; caught he quickly the cunning deviser” you can tell that Beowulf men are loyal because they are willing to fight to protect him “Many a noble/ Of Beowulf brandished his battle-sword old,} Would guard the elite to his lord and protector” Beowulf is confident in himself and his heroic abilities so much so that he knows he can defeat Greened without weapons.

But weapons of victory/ Swords and suchlike he had sworn to dispense with Beowulf shows courage and ends up defeating Greened But Highball’s hardy henchman and insomnia(Beowulf) Held him by the hand; hateful to other Was each one if living To Beowulf was given Glory in battle Reflection Question: How do Beowulf actions compare to the actions of other heroes you know about?

What do you learn about the character through his actions? Summary Reflection: Using the actions you have noted for Greened and Beowulf, discuss how their actions in battle reflect the qualities of heroes and monsters. Answer in a paragraph of eight to ten sentences, making sure to include evidence from the poem to support your ideas.