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Essay | Beowulf Heroes Journey

Gareth Hinds
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Beowulf Heroes Journey

Summary: Beowulf
Beowulf Defines the Hero

In epics, the main character is usually a hero. This is a person who

expresses courage and superhuman strength. These people are recognized as the

epitome of all people in this time. In Anglo-Saxon literature the role of a hero

is to protect good.

There were many great pieces of literature during Anglo-Saxon times.

Perhaps one of the best was Beowolf. In this story the main character is Beowolf,

a man who protects the Herot from a terrible monster, and later on in his life

protects his own castle. Beowolf is a hero who represents good in this story.

During Beowolfs time people spoke very highly of heroes. An example from

the story of Beowolf protecting good is when the king is speaking of him. He

says of Beowolf, "Until that curving prow carries/Across the sea to Geatland a

chosen/warrior who...

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