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By Petrini | Last updated: Jun 28, 2019
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Beowulf is an epic poem which consists of 3,182 alliterative lines, which is one of the most significant works of ancient English literature. The author of "Beowulf" is considered to be an anonymous Anglo- Saxon poet. The central character is a hero who possesses and proves his strength against supernatural demons and beasts. Take this quiz to understand the storyline, characters, and its relation to the concept of the HERO during this period. All the best!
Questions and Answers
Where does the Epic poem, Beowulf, take place?
Who is the father of Shield Sheafson?
Sheafson is an orphan.
How does Hrothgar know of Beowulf?
Beowulf once proposed to his daughter.
Hrothgar was friends with Beowulf’s father.
Beowulf had gained a widespread reputation after slaying a dragon.
He read about him on the Internet.
How long does Beowulf reign as king of the Geats?
How many men had Grendel killed in the opening chapter?
What, according to Beowulf, is better than mourning a death?
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
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Below is a video clip of the poem being read in its original language. What time and place is the setting for the poem?
If you have read the poem Beowulf then you for sure know that the plot starts to thicken when you start lines 104-622. Here Beowulf gets to meet the King Hrothgar and offer his assistance to their predicament. Take up the...
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