Beowulf: An Epic Hero Today

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Battle-worn armor and razor-sharp sword held high, Beowulf an epic hero from the Anglo-Saxon era is the epitome of heroism today. He unselfishly risks his life to defeat evil that plagues innocent lives. Although he was a hero before our time, his heroic qualities have surpassed time. Beowulf's bravery, strength, and willingness to help others are qualities that we commend today and are possessed by our modern-day heroes. Bravery is one of the qualities that would make Beowulf a hero today. In the epic, he faces many powerful enemies that he must overcome. When he fights his greatest foe a dragon he is much older. His courage urges him into the battle even though his age has weakened him. Before his battle with his greatest foe he shows his

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