Beowulf: A True Hero

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In today’s society, people often idolized the macho and larger than life Heroes that entertain us in the movies. Beowulf a fictional character from the Anglo-Saxons era is the perfect example of Heroism and would star in an action movie today. His Heroic deeds stands in testament of time. Beowulf had strength, courage, and saves lives. Strength is one of many reasons that he would be considered a hero today. The poem clearly depicts Beowulf as a man of superhuman strength. He displayed this power by killing Breca in which his “sword had killed nine sea monsters”(). His Strength is also demonstrated when he kills Grendel. He faced a difficult challenge, but accomplishes the task quickly and efficiently. "When it comes to fighting I count

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