What are some examples of alliteration in battle with Grendel?
For ALL devices, list the quote from the text, the line numbers, and the effect or purpose of the poetic device. Ex: Alliteration – “fastened those claws in his fists till they cracked, clutched Grendel closer” (284) – the alliteration is used to emphasize the sound of the bones cracking.
What are 5 examples of alliteration in Beowulf?
Alliteration Examples in Beowulf:
- VIII. ? 1. “For fear of a feud were forced to disown him….”
- XII. ? 1. “came from the moor then Grendel going…”
- XX. ? 1. “The hell-spirit humbled…”
- XXIII. ? 1. “Grisly and greedy, that the grim one’s dominion…”
- XXVIII. ? 1. “He bound to the bank then the broad-bosomed vessel…”
What is an example of alliteration in Beowulf?
In this example, the repetition of the ‘b’ would have resounded throughout the hall like the beat of a drum, and it would have signaled to all that a great battle was taking place. Up from his swampland, sliding silently. Toward that gold-shining hall. ‘
What are 2 examples of alliteration in Beowulf?
Provide the line numbers. Two examples of kennings from Beowulf are “whale-road” in line 10 and “sea-wood” in line 208, and two examples of alliteration are “Then as dawn brightened and the day broke” in line 126 and “the storied leader, sat stricken and helpless” in line 130.
What are two examples of alliteration in Beowulf?
State two examples of alliteration in lines 375-379. Hard-hooved horses, high-spirited stallions. How did the Danes honor Beowulf? Sang of his greatness; wove Beowulf into their history which will give Beowulf immortality. Grendel’s Mother (pg. 55-56) How is the revenge of Grendel’s mother characterized? What damage did Grendel’s mother
How is evil pouring out from Grendel in Beowulf?
Evil pouring out from Grendel – “hell opened to receive him”. State two examples of alliteration in lines 375-379. Hard-hooved horses, high-spirited stallions. How did the Danes honor Beowulf? Sang of his greatness; wove Beowulf into their history which will give Beowulf immortality. Grendel’s Mother (pg. 55-56)
Who is the Shepherd of evil in Beowulf?
Wakeful sleeper; strong-hearted wakeful sleeper. State two kennings (on line 273) describing Grendel. Shepherd of evil; guardian of crime. How does Grendel react to Beowulf’s grip?
Why did Cain put a spell on Grendel?
1)The significance of Grendel being descended from Cain is that Cain killed his brother and God put a spell on him so nobody would kill him. It’s just like Grendel and the dragon, because the dragon put a spell on him so no human’s weapon could kill him. 2)Grendel attacks Herot in order to fight Beowulf. 3)Beowulf is very eager to fight Grendel.