Beowulf Essay | Beowulf: a Character Study

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Beowulf: a Character Study

Summary: Uses quotes from the epic poem "Beowulf" to discuss the character of Beowulf, his motives and his success or lack of it as a king.
"Purge Herot And your ship will sail home with its treasure-holds/ full."(661-662). This is what the Danish King, Hrothgar, says to Beowulf. Beowulf is the son of Edgetho. Beowulf is a warrior and the leader of the Geats. Treasure and wealth are exactly what drive Beowulf throughout his life and when he becomes the King of the Geats. There are certain qualities that a good king must have. The book uses Shild to show what a perfect King does and the qualities that he has. Shild is a former King of the Danes. The book opens with Shild as the King and the author speaks of the qualities that he portrays. The book also talks about the precautions that Shild takes for the future of his people. There are certain qualities that a good king portrays, such as Shild, that Beowulf does not have. The...

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