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The Final Demise Of Beowulf

Today we wrapped up our reading of Beowulf by watching him succumb to the mortal injuries of the Dragon. Remember to finish up the study guide and the Epic Hero... Read More

Beowulf Defeats The Dragon

Today we took one step closer to finishing Beowulf’s epic journey. After jumping 50 years into the future, we see the aged hero struggle to defeat the dragon. With the... Read More

A Mother’s Revenge!

The cheerful celebration at Heorot was short lived as Grendel’s mother wasted little time before seeking her revenge. Today’s reading saw the Danish kingdom once again under siege by a... Read More

Celebration At Heorot!

After defeating Grendel, Hrothgar celebrates the heroic actions of Beowulf as the entire kingdom of Denmark returns to Heorot now that the evil of Grendel has been purged. Many gifts... Read More

Beowulf Battles Grendel

Today we analyzed Beowulf’s first major battle with the monster Grendel. Make sure as you read, you continue to pay attention the language used to describe the monster. We see... Read More

Beowulf Meets Hrothgar

Today we covered Beowulf’s first meeting with Hrothgar and pledged his help in defeating Grendel. Review your notes for the following: Elements of the Epic Hero Unferth’s verbal attack toward... Read More