BEOWULF - Hrothgar? What is his relationship to Hrothgar?...

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BEOWULF Lines 1-661 Study questions 1. Who are Shield Sheafing and Beow? Why do you think they are mentioned? Shield was a leader 2. Who is Hrothgar? What problem is facing him? How long has it been plaguing him? 3. From whom is Grendel believed to be descended? 4. What is the name of Hygelac’s follower? Why does this person offer to help
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Unformatted text preview: Hrothgar? What is his relationship to Hrothgar? 5. Who was Beowulfs rival in the great swimming race? Briefly summarize the accounts given by Unferth and Beowulf. 6. What is the terrible crime Unferth is accused of by Beowulf? Why do they seem to dislike each other so much?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course AFR-AMERS 1286 taught by Professor Maxwellstandford during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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