The Battle with Grendel's Mother
Updated: 11/23/2020
The Battle with Grendel's Mother

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  • The Battle with Grendel's Mother
  • As his words endedHe leaped into the lake, would not wait for anyone'sAnswer: the heaving water covered him over(466-469).
  • And desperate, lifted it high over his headAnd struck her with all the strength he had left,Caught her in the neck and cut it through(537-539)
  • The wise old warriors who surrounded Hrothgar,Like him staring into the monsters' lake,Saw the waves surging and bloodSpurting through(563-565).
  • Leaving his men at the surface, Beowulf jumps into the lake where Grendel´s mother lays at rest. He sinks down for hours till he reaches the bottom.
  • With a sword hammered by giants, Beowulf slays Grendel's mother, slicing her head off in the fight.
  • The men on the surface notice the waves start to be dyed red. They spoke of Beowulf and his possible fate.