Beowulf the Warrior Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Ian Serraillier
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Chapter 1

• Beowulf arrives in Denmark on a mission to slay Grendel, the monster that Hrothgar the King has been unable to defeat for twelve years.

• After a great feast, Beowulf and the other warriors sleep in Heorot, the grand hall.

• While the warriors sleep, Grendel attacks and devours one warrior.

• Beowulf fights Grendel and rips the monster's arm off, delivering a fatal wound.

• Hrothgar holds a great celebration of Beowulf's victory.

Chapter 2

• Grendel's mother, bent on revenge, attacks the warriors at Heorot and snatches one of them while Beowulf sleeps.

• The next morning, Hrothgar tells Beowulf about the attack and describes the terrible journey Beowulf will have to take to get to the lair of Grendel's mother.

• Beowulf sets off toward the lair with his sword, Hrunting, in hand.

• Beowulf dives into the lake of fire at the bottom of which is the hall where Grendel's mother lives...

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