Literature Quiz / Beowulf - Burton Raffel Translation

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Can you name the characters in Beowulf?

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

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