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Beowulf and 3 Monsters

Summary: Through each of Beowulf's battles with the three monsters, we see that Beowulf develops from an arrogant warrior to becoming a wiser warrior. The final encounter ends with Beowulf gazing "sadly at the gold", whose decaying state epitomizes his own proximity to death.
Through each of Beowulf's battles with the three monsters, we see that Beowulf develops from an arrogant warrior to becoming a wiser warrior. Beowulf illustrates his arrogance before his first encounter, believing he's indestructible; he boastfully shows his arrogance, by renouncing his "sword and the shelter of the broad shield, the heavy war- broad: hand to hand" (433- 437). Offering to fight with out weapon displays Beowulf's confidence. In respect to Beowulf's first battle, Beowulf lures Grendel to the hall, Beowulf's "Comfort Zone" the known world. Throughout the bloodshed between Beowulf and Grendel, Beowulf overpowers Grendel. The monster "discovered himslef in a handgrip harder than anything he had ever encountered in any man on the face of the earth.[comp.sent.] Every bone in his body quailed and recoiled, but he could not escape. He was desperate to flee to his den and hide with the devil's litter...

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