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Can you name the characters in Beowulf?

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

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Created Dec 17, 2012ReportNominate
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