Answer the following questions. Provide evidence from
the story to support your response. Be sure to include line numbers.
- Who is Unferth? What is his reaction to Beowulf
showing up to save the day? How does he challenge Beowulf?
- What is the relationship between Unferth and Beowulf?
- What does Unferth report to King Hrothgar? (quote the exact lines)
- How is Beowulf's story about the swimming match with Breca different than Unferth's version of the tale?
- Is Unferth’s
challenge believable? Why?