"Beowulfs Coming to his sea-braving made him sick with envy"(502). Beowulf is on his way to help the Danes in their fight against the monstrous beast of Grendel
What It do Baby!
"For in all his days he had never been clamped or cornered like this"(755). This tests Beowulf and initiates him into the fight that will prepare him for the rest of the story
It's Like my Uncle Cagey Once Said...
"He pitched his killer opponent to the floor but she rose quickly and retaliated"(1540-1541). The big ordeal finalizes Beowulfs quest in Denmark and sneds him home with great fame and experience.
Return With the Elixir
Press F to pay respects
"Grendel's head was hauled by the hair, dragged across the floor where people were drinking" (1647). Beowulf slew Grendel and by proving that he killed the monstrous beast he brought the head back to show all the people.
"When the dragon awoke trouble flared again... so may a man be escaped by fate easily escape exile and woe by the grace of God. The hoard-guardian scorched the ground" (2287-2294). Beowulf goes to fight the dragon.
With great power comes great...
"And he saw too a standard, entirely of gold, hanging high over the hoard, a masterpiece of filigree;" (2768). When Beowulf was about to die one of his final requests was that he wanted to see the treasure of the dragon that he killed.