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Name: Destiny Miller Date: 9/3/2020 Period: 1 st Beowulf Discussion Questions As we read, please keep track of the following pieces of information. Then, answer the questions using complete sentences. Be sure to provide page numbers for support! Prologue and Beowulf’s Arrival (Books 1-10): 1. Who is Hrothgar? Describe his ancestors and how he came to be king. 2. Who is Grendel? What is the significance of Grendel being descended
from Cain? What is the significance of Grendel being descended from Cain? It signifies that 4. Who offers to help the Danes? How do his people react to his going?
5. Explain how Hrothgar knows Beowulf . Hrothgar was friends with Beowulf's father. 7. Why does Unferth bring up Beowulf ’s swimming match with Brecca?

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