Beowulf | Study Guide


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Beowulf | Character Map

King Hrothgar King of the Danes; under attack by evil forces Beowulf Brave, loyal hero; generous and effective king Loyal friends Kills Adviser Spouses Mortal enemies Kills Grendel's Mother Violent monster Aeschere King Hrothgar's senior adviser and friend Grendel Evil descendant of Cain; hates joy and goodness Dragon Treasure hoarder and fire-breather; symbol of greed Wiglaf Helps Beowulf kill the dragon Wealhtheow Queen; strong ambassador of peace Mortal enemies Kills Enemies; kill each other Relatives
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