Beowulf is steeped in a pagan tradition that depicts nature as hostile and forces of death as uncontrollable. Blind fate picks random victims; man is never reconciled with the world. Beowulf ends a failure. There is some truth in this conclusion, but for the most part, someone who didnít have a well-lived life has most likely portrayed it.
Beowulf is steeped in a pagan tradition, but not one that depicts nature as hostile. The
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be a failure?
Beowulf defeated Grendel. Beowulf defeated Grendelís mother. Beowulf became King of the Geats. Beowulf lived for fifty years in peace. Beowulf defeated the dragon. Beowulf died a man of honor, loved and respected by his people. He was a noble leader and lived the life of a King. His body was defeated on earth, but his soul and spirit lived on for many years to follow. Beowulf was not a failure.