Grendel Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

How is the novel structured? What is important about the structure of the novel?

Topic 2

Find the chapter that coincides with Sagittarius. What part of the chapter alludes to this zodiac sign?

Topic 3

Find the chapter that coincides with Pisces. What part of the chapter alludes to this zodiac sign?

Topic 4

Find the chapter that coincides with Gemini. What part of the chapter alludes to this zodiac sign?

Topic 5

Find the chapter that coincides with Leo. What part of the chapter alludes to this zodiac sign?

Topic 6

Describe Grendel’s physical appearance. Why does he look this way? Do the humans know that he is intelligent?

Topic 7

Why is Beowulf portrayed as a dragon? To Grendel, what does Beowulf represent?

Topic 8

Explain the dragon’s beliefs as he told them to Grendel. Why is the dragon cynical of humanity?

Topic 9

What does Grendel think about art...

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