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Differences and Similarities between the Battles in "Beowulf"

Summary: Essay discusses the differences and similarities in the battles of the poem "Beowulf."
There exits many similarities between them. This is due to the fact that both battles practically develop in the same way. In both battles there is an initial task which is accomplished by defeating the villain. As news of the harm reaches the hero, the hero decides to act (start of counter-action) and leaves home (departure) to battle the villans. Victory is finally achieved after combat and therefore, the initial hurt is repaired.

Differences have also been found in the poem. The main difference is that there is a change of the initial hero. As Beowulf dies in the third battle, Wiglaf is recognized as the new hero. Unlike the warriors who flee in fear, Wiglaf comes to the aid of his king, even with full knowledge of the great risk he is facing. Self sacrifice, loyalty and courage are the qualities...

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