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Beowulf: A Tragic Hero

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One of the hero’s is Beowulf. As a hero Beowulf has numerous reasons for being considered as such. He is strong, brave, and an excellent leader. By massacring monsters of all kinds of the monsters of the sea to the slime monster Grendel Beowulf shows his heroic qualities. Another hero is Achilles; he was devastated by the loss of his friend Patroclus. By traveling to any length Achilles shows his heroic ability by avenging his fallen friend.
One trait that Achilles and Beowulf have in common is physical strength. Both show this by defeating the theoretical monster they face. By stabbing Hector through the neck Achilles shows his physical strength. By showing his physical strength and courage Beowulf wallops Grendel in hand to hand combat by
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