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Beowulf. An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem Part 3 of 3. Battle with Dragon. A man takes the cup from the Dragon’s treasure…why? Beowulf chooses to fight the Dragon He fights the dragon alone because of his honor and fame. Commitatus. Wiglaf fights with Beowulf

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Beowulf

Beowulf

An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem

Part 3 of 3


Battle with dragon
Battle with Dragon

  • A man takes the cup from the Dragon’s treasure…why?

  • Beowulf chooses to fight the Dragon

  • He fights the dragon alone because of his honor and fame


Commitatus
Commitatus

  • Wiglaf fights with Beowulf

  • No one helps Beowulf in his endeavor against the Dragon


Conflict
Conflict

  • Beowulf v. Dragon

  • Beowulf is bitten by the poisoned tusk of the Dragon and is dying

  • Beowulf slices Dragon in half with dagger and kills Dragon


The end of beowulf
The End of Beowulf

  • Beowulf is dying

  • Beowulf names Wiglaf the successor of the throne

    • End of Canto 37

  • Funeral pyre

  • Monument errected


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