Compare And Contrast Beowulf And Achilles

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Beowulf and Achilles are excellent examples of the hero in Anglo Saxon culture. Both men exemplify basic manly virtues such as physical strength, courage and martial prowess, and both exhibit leadership and command respect among their peers. Nevertheless both characters possess flaws and weaknesses that make them human, and which lead to their eventual deaths. Achilles and Beowulf show many similar traits throughout both of their stories. These traits that were displayed in both of their stories proved shat type of heroes and men they were. Both of these heroes showed the trait of having basic loyalty. They both exemplified this trait very well, displaying great loyalty to all of their men. The two men are very different in their weaknesses,

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