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Essay | Beowulf and Sir Gawain: a Comparison of Two Heroes

Gareth Hinds
This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of Beowulf and Sir Gawain.
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Beowulf and Sir Gawain: a Comparison of Two Heroes

Summary: Essay provides a comparison of the two heroes of Beowulf and Sir Gawain.
In Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight there are two heroes that help the present day reader gain insight into what the hero of the Middle Ages would have held as ideals and necessary triumphs. Beowulf and Sir Gawain each fill a different role within their unique societies. Beowulf is a leader and a savior in times of need, willing to go to any length to help another group of people as well as his own kingdom. Sir Gawain is also willing to rise during moments of trouble within his court but lacks the altruism that is inherent in Beowulf's leadership. Although there are many pursuable comparisons within the two tales, the most apparent between the two heroes are that of faith, the men who encouraged them, bravery and the adversaries they both faced.

Although Beowulf has themes of...

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This section contains 1,477 words
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