Darian Aker Mr. Tate English IV 27 September, 2017 Beowulf Essay In this epic, the main character, Beowulf, faces many horrendous monsters. However, as the reader, and the interpreter, I am asked to explain how Beowulf portrays the qualities of an archetypal epic hero. After reading of his battles, his character displays great acts of courage, intelligence, and strength, while warriors revel as Beowulf defeats the creatures. Following his battles, Grendel and Grendel’s mother, Hrothgar and his men celebrate and thank him for his acts of bravery with many cherished gifts.
Beowulf qualifies as a hero in his own way he has his own strengths and does not exactly follow campell’s way of the hero. Beowulf is a warrior that has defeated many beasts and men alike with his bare hands alone. He has never been defeated by any beast , Beowulf is the ultimate hero , although he does not exactly follow cambell’s way of the hero, he still manages to maintain some of the same characteristics. Beowulf crossed the first threshold by hearing about grendal and then sets off on his journey to go defeat the beast.
The audience will agree that Beowulf is a warrior of generosity, courage, and hospitality which practically defines the Anglo-Saxon heroic code. However, the audience will realize that he is a man of God if they reflect upon his reason which ensures those values. It is understood that Beowulf is as selfless as they come during a time of fear and despair. Beowulf contains an undisclosed characteristic known as fear and employs the courage required to defeat the demons that people have become apprehended to. Of course, others would argue that Beowulf is simply a new follower of Christ and that his morals fall along the lines of Paganism.
Todd Beamer was a great person for what he did and he was very selfless. Todd Beamer was born in Flushing Michigan and he went to Wheaton Christian High School. He played baseball, basketball, and soccer. He went to Fresno State University and majored in physical therapy. Beamer transferred Wheaton College and majored in medicine before deciding to do business.
What does it mean to be heroic? People quite often called protagonists heroes even though it’s not often true. A protagonist is always trying to achieve the goal while the antagonist is always trying to stop the protagonist from achieving it. A hero is someone who is selfless, honest, confident, caring, and courageous. Beowulf is a heroic character in the poem.
Meghana Sunder Mr. Wachtor English 12 31 August 2015 Beowulf Character Analysis In the poem Beowulf, we see the Anglo-Saxon hero. It is an epic of a hero who embodies the honor of the Anglo-Saxon culture and tradition. The poem in itself is an elegant script of Anglo-Saxon times. Composed in 8th or 9th century the epic was passed down from generation to generation orally and has no known author.
Beowulf is considered to be an epic hero. Throughout the story, Beowulf’s character has shown signs and characteristics of an epic hero. He fights many battles and stores peace again to his people and symbolizes hope. Have you ever questioned, what would happen if Beowulf was gone? Who would be brave enough to save and lead his people as he did?
Don Haskins, who was known as "The Bear" is one of the best coaches in collage basketball history. He started off by playing college basketball at Oklahoma A&M. After he was done playing college ball he went to coach the boy's and girl's at Benjamin High. He also leaded the basketball programs at Hedley and Dumas high schools which are both located in Texas. In 1961, Haskins took over the UTEP program. His first two teams both had winning seasons and made a few apperances in the NCAA Tournement He was doing pretty good in El Paso.
To Whom It May Concern, It is my privilege to write this recommendation for Ean Patry. I have been very fortunate to coach Ean on the Thornton Academy varsity lacrosse team over the past two seasons. As the goalie coach I have been able to get to know Ean from not just coaching standpoint but as a personal one too; and all my interactions with him he has shown what type of person he really is. Ean has shown that he is a young man of intelligence, character, talent and leadership. Ean now a junior at Thornton Academy has been honored as one of the team’s captains for this upcoming season and continues to show his hard work ethic not just in lacrosse but as well as football.
Joseph Campbell once said, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself”. Beowulf is a hero who helped Hrothgar and Hrothgar’s towns people by defeating Grendel and Grendel’s mother. Harry Potter is a hero when he protects his friends and Hogwarts. Beowulf and Harry Potter have similarities and differences so their values teach the reader about society. Having values is important in our society for many reasons.