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1 ENGLISH III NOVEMBER 13, 2013 MR. HOUGHTELING “IT’S A WHAT’S DIFFERENT, WHAT’S THE SAME? WEDNESDAY!”

2 AGENDA Collect the Imagery Response Reviewing/Refining the CLOZE 3 passage. The Battles Three different ones. Beowulf: Compare/contrast with video clip.

3 Quotation Type of Imagery Explanation 1 “his eyes / Gleamed in the darkness, burned with a gruesome / Light” ( ). 2 “Grendel…cut / His body to bits with powerful jaws, / Drank the blood from his veins and bolted / Him down, hands and feet” ( ). 3 “But Higlac’s follower…fastened those claws / In his fists till they cracked, clutched Grendel / Closer” ( ). 4 “The high hall rang, its roof boards swayed, / And Danes shook with terror. …Herot trembled…Its benches rattled, fell / To the floor, gold-covered boards grating / As Grendel and Beowulf battled across them” ( ). 5 “[Grendel] twisted in pain, / And the bleeding sinews deep in his shoulder / Snapped, muscle and bone split and broke” ( ).

4 QuotationType of ImageryExplanation 5 “[Grendel] twisted in pain, / And the bleeding sinews deep in his shoulder / Snapped, muscle and bone split and broke” ( ). Kinesthetic Auditory Tactile Kinetic The use of kinesthetic imagery— “the bleeding sinews…snapped, muscle and bone split and broke”— helps to describe the intense pain that Grendel is suffering.

5 AGENDA Collect the Imagery Response Reviewing/Refining the CLOZE 3 passage. The Battles Three different ones. Beowulf: Compare/contrast with video clip.

6 After swimming for 1. ______ to reach the bottom of the lake, Beowulf is captured by Grendel’s mother. On the way to the she-wolf’s cave, Beowulf is attacked by sea monsters, but the ring-woven mail he is wearing protects him from their 2. _____ and teeth. Inside the cave, which is actually a huge 3. ______, Beowulf and Grendel’s mother engage in combat. Realizing that his sword is useless against the monster’s 4. ______, Beowulf relies only on the 5. ______ of his hands. Grendel’s mother crushes Beowulf’s 6. ______ and pins him down on his 7. ______. Intending to kill the warrior with a 8. ______, the monster is thwarted by the strength of Beowulf’s 9. _____. Back on his feet, Beowulf spies a massive sword created by 10. ______ and swings it at the water witch, 11. ______ her head off. His heart still angry, Beowulf strikes off the head of the 12. ______ (adjective) Grendel, his lifeless body jerking one last time. From the shore, watching the lake surge with 13. ______, the old warriors believe that Beowulf is 14. ______ and head home. Only the Geats stayed, mourning the loss of their heroic comrade. But Beowulf lives; he swims to land carrying Grendel’s head and the beautiful 15. ______ of the giants’ sword and greets his friends. The Geats leave the wretched lake, 16. ______ of them carrying Grendel’s head, the others Beowulf’s mail shirt. Beowulf meets with Hrothgar at Herot, showing Hrothgar’s queen, 17. ______, and the rest of the Danes Grendel’s head. “It was a weird and wonderful sight.”

7 AGENDA Collect the Imagery Response Reviewing/Refining the CLOZE 3 passage. The Battles Three different ones. Beowulf: Compare/contrast with video clip.

8 THE BATTLES / THREE DIFFERENT ONES The Battle with GrendelThe Battle with Grendel’s Mother The Battle with the Fire-Dragon quick and easy occurred at night- time Beowulf lost a fellow Geat Beowulf used no weapons nor armor Beowulf ripped Grendel’s arm off with his bare hands Long, tiring, and difficult

9 “BEOWULF, THE GREAT GEATISH HERO” ta6v0GnPW4

10 HOMEWORK Complete the Study Guide Questions for “The Battle with Grendel’s Mother.”


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