Beowulf An Epic Hero Research Paper

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An Epic Hero A multitude of years ago, Beowulf, a soldier from Geatland, set out on adventures too vigorous and highly impractical for an average soldier. From slaying mighty monsters such as Grendel and his mother, to his numerous other far-fetched battles, Beowulf has proven to be close to immortal. The character Beowulf is a truly “larger-than-life” epic hero in the poem Beowulf. To begin, the epic hero, a “larger-than-life” character who goes on a journey, overcomes obstacles and embodies a cultures values, slays a mighty swamp monster named Grendel. Grendel is hungry for blood and decides to bring havoc on the mead hall known as Herot, and Beowulf is called upon to rid the hall of the beast. “My lord Higlac/ might think less

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