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Beowulf: The Greatest And Epic Hero

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The greatest and epic hero Beowulf comes to Denmark to kill Grendel, who was attacking the herot only to find that he was only seeking attention. Beowulf is a thug because he only seeks fame, treasure, and glory. In his epic story, Beowulf is a warrior king who has proven to possess the battle-hardened personality of an epic conqueror. Yet, through acts of lethal skill and incredible bravery he has maintained a durable reputation and his sense of royal duty. Beowulf shows the magnitude of his bravery when he carries out the assassinations of Grendel, the Troll Wife, and the Dragon. (Ll. #623-629) The poem starts with the slaughter of Grendel. In the slaughter of the unusually huge being Beowulf shows significant skills in bravery and cunning.
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