Literature Quiz / Beowulf - Burton Raffel Translation

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Can you name the characters in Beowulf?

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Who is the Blacksmith in the epic?
The first monster that Beowulf comes to slay.
What did they call their mead hall?
This person was Hrothgar's nephew.
Who is the king of the Danes?
Which character is jealous of Beowulf and tells a story of a failure of his to make him look bad?
Who was the wife of Hrothgar?
The cousin of Beowulf who is with him in the epic.
Who was the man who beat Beowulf in the story about the swimming race?
Where did Grendel live at?
The main character in the epic who slays Grendel and Grendel's mother.
Who was Beowulf's father?
The final beast that Beowulf fights before he dies.
Which beast did Beowulf slay after Grendel?
A payment made to the family of a slain man by his killer.
The uncle of Beowulf

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Created Dec 17, 2012ReportNominate
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