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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 take this short quiz over the plot of the epic poem. The old english epic poem beowulf tells the story of a young geatish warrior who comes to the aid of hrothgar, the king of the danes, whose kingdom is being terrorized by a monster named grendel. Long before game of thrones, beowulf was the lusty fantasy saga to rule them all the old english poem is one of the most revered in western literature - but it's also a rollicking adventure.
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Beowulf is a 2007 british-american 3d animated fantasy film directed by robert zemeckis and written by neil gaiman and roger avary, based on the old english epic poem of the same name the film was created through a motion capture process similar to the technique zemeckis used in the polar express. In the epic poems of beowulf and sir gawain and the green knight, both of these epic poems seem to have much in common each story seems to emphasize truth, honor, and heroism are the most important qualities a person can demonstrate. Movie review: beowulf by jordan j ballor • november if you are looking for a modern work recasting the beowulf epic in a new way that is actually interesting.
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