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Hrunting

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What is the significance of the sword, Hrunting?

A

It was given to Beowulf by Hygelac, signifying the trust the lord holds in his thane.

B

It was given to Beowulf by Ecgtheow to carry on the family name and honor.

C

It was given to Beowulf by Hrothgar, a reward for a foster-son.

D

It was given to Beowulf by Unferth, representing the end to their feud.

E

It was given to Beowulf by Wealhtheow to prevent him from wanting her sons' posessions.