Unformatted text preview: Background: Nobody knows who wrote this book. There’s a lot of debate over it, but nobody has a clue. Ok, to answer your first question...Beowulf is NOT a wolf. He’s a human. This is not a book. It is a really long and boring poem that nobody understands except for old English people. There’s a lot of make believe crap in this story like dragons and stuff. When they talk about Danish people they mean people from Denmark. So, here’s the explanation you can understand. You’re welcome. Characters: Beowulf: He is the main character. He is the Prince of Geats. Beowulf is a big hero type guy. He’s a brave warrior who kicks a lot of ass. He’s strong and basically wins a lot of fights, but he fights for good reasons. Hrothgar: Hrothgar is this really old king. He’s a nice guy, who is very smart. He’s a lover, not a fighter. He is old when Beowulf is young. He acts like Beowulf’s daddy. He is a very popular king. Wiglaf: Wiglaf is this young Swedish warrior. He is young when Beowulf is old. He helps out Beowulf fight a dragon when Beowulf is an old man. He is Beowulf’s assistant and acts like his son too. Unferth: He is this warrior who is really jealous of Beowulf. He tries to talk shit about him all the time but they kiss and make up in the end....
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- Spring '07