Beowulf Essay | Student Essay

Gareth Hinds
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Beowulf: Hero of All Heroes

Summary: Beowulf's journey to become the hero he is perceived to be throughout Hrothgar's kingdom.
Beowulf is a true heroic character because his attributes in the anonymously written Anglo-Saxon poem, Beowulf, turn him into a man many people admire. Beowulf, the main character, shows his characteristics of courage, self assurance, his spirit of adventure and strength throughout his journeys. Throughout the epic poem, Beowulf grows old and his characteristics shine brighter than expected.

At a young age, Beowulf came to Hrothgar's kingdom and promised to defeat Grendel. With limited experience and a considerably large ego, Beowulf went into his battle without blinking an eye. If he had been timid and worrisome, the outcome of the courageous battle could have been very different. Hrothgar is ecstatic with the defeat of Grendel and promises Beowulf that he "shall know not want of treasure or wealth" due to his victory (689). Beowulf has many battles and lives his life with many followers. Even when...

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