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Unferth's challenge

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Unferth challenges Beowulf, claiming he challenged Breca to a dangerous swimming match and then lost. How is Unferth's taunt helpful to the plot of the poem?

A

It foreshadows Beowulf's future failure.

B

It reveals Beowulf as a calm, collected warrior.

C

It shows the ingratitude of the Danes.

D

It foreshadows Unferth's future antagonism

E

It introduces Breca