Beowulf: A Monster Eating Warrior

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A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Beowulf is someone that has a strong will and mind. He believes that he can not be defeated and has the confidence that says so. He is an incredible fighter not letting anyone intimidate him no matter what their strength might be. Beowulf has a strength that some others did not. He was very loyal to his dad’s old friend, and people that crossed his path. Beowulf takes pride in his killings and battles. He does not let one thing bring him down; he comes back unashamed and 10 times harder. Beowulf is a hero because of his strong mind, perseverance and the will power he always carried. Beowulf is described as a monster eating warrior. He…show more content…
Breca and Beowulf were childhood friends. When he had a contest with Breca in the sea, it was argued that he didn’t win by Unferth. He took pride in it and just told them that everyone knew he had one. Beowulf claimed that they were shoulder to shoulder the whole entire match.'But the truth is simple: no man swims in the sea as I can, no strength is a match for mine.' Everyone knew the type of pride Beowulf had. He had defeated 8 sea monsters and made it clear that nothing could stop him and his beliefs. Beowulf also killed Grendel’s mother after she too tried to attack. He put her head on a stick and showed his accomplishment. Hrothgar told Beowulf ‘ Beowulf fights the dragon saying that nothing he does will change him from killing him. He said, 'When he comes to me I mean to stand, not run from his shooting flames, stand till fate decides which of us wins.' (Website) So therefore, Beowulf is an epic hero for the things that he conquered. The power and pride he had in doing so. Beowulf had no shame in telling people the truth and standing up to anyone that crossed his path. He was loyal to those that were loyal to him and always kept his word. Beowulf was like his father and cherished time spent together. But everyone knew not to cross his path because it was hard telling what was bound to happen. People looked up to Beowulf for keeping his
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