Beowulf, The Hero

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Beowulf, the Hero The epic poem Beowulf, which was told from generation to generation honoring modern Anglo-Saxon beliefs, describes a heroic man who saves a village in their time of need. By definition a hero is a man of exceptional quality. Exceptional quality doesn’t even begin to describe the man that is Beowulf. Beowulf has many heroic characteristics from his super human strength to victoriously slaying monsters and other ferocious beasts. He has excellent …

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…for more than any other man. Beowulf left his home land to help complete strangers in their time of need, and he produced. Not only did he victoriously slay one beast, but 3 of the most ferocious, vicious beasts that the Danes had ever scene. Beowulf risked his life for the life of others, and he was victorious. He was heroic in every aspect. *Direct quotes from Beowulf are (with the lines) from start to finish.