Literature Quiz / Beowulf - Burton Raffel Translation

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Can you name the characters in Beowulf?

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

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Created Dec 17, 2012ReportNominate
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