He showed his strength with every decision he made. He detached Grendel’s arm from his body, slayed Grendel’s mother with a sword and died fighting the dragon. He is brave because he didn’t back out of any of these battles, and he had the courage even though he was a little unsteady of the demons he helped the people of Denmark. He died saving everyone in Denmark from the horrific demons who lurked about. Three evil monsters
In the Anglo-Saxon culture a hero was a warrior. Beowulf depicts the adventures of a remarkably brave, larger-than-life hero who demonstrates almost superhuman abilities in battling monstrous opponents. Through Beowulf’s strength, bravery, and, loyalty he exemplifies the archetype of a perfect hero. The heroes of Anglo-Saxon period were best defined as honorable warriors. Beowulf was invincible in his strength.
He states “I am old, now, But I will fight again,” (? 1) this shows how passionate he is about fighting, and that his age can’t stop him. Even though he is now the king of the Geats, and has an army to fight battles for him, Beowulf still leads his army to another victory against the dragon. Also, Beowulf is enthralled at seeing the fear in people's eyes when he goes to fight another monster. Meanwhile, Achilles would rather have people cheer him on when he flaunts another victory in front of their eyes.
Odysseus is an epic hero because of his physical strength, his mental sharpness, and his cunning ability to always get out alive. Odysseus was one of the strongest and most talented individuals to ever walk on Ithaca. He faced some of his challenges by using brute strength. However, some of his challenges he faces with great skill and agility. “But the man skilled in all ways of contending,/
In life there are people and there are other people who are extraordinary. These people risk their lives, are courageous, and go the extra mile for someone or something. These people are heroes. In the story Beowulf, Beowulf is a hero. He is considered a hero because he fits under each of these qualities.
Beowulf, a brave warrior, had good characters which make me think he was a true hero. Brave was Beowulf, kind to men, of extraordinary strength, warrior in Danes, loved by all the Danes. Beowulf was so brave that he had the courage to fight with Grendel, one of mankind’s most bitter enemies, Grendel’s mother, a terrible sea-monster, and finally killed them. A warrior who had strong stature, great strength can’t be a hero, unless he was brave enough that he can use his strength to protect his people. Beowulf was the hero who used his power rightly to protect his people.
Beowulf shows great loyalty to his family honor, his King, and his men, making loyalty a powerful inspiration for him to put others’ needs before his own. “Beowulf shows his loyalty to Hrothgar when he agrees to help him rid the castle of the monster, Grendel, who has been terrorizing the mead hall for the past twelve years, ''For twelve winters, seasons of woe, the lord of the Shieldings suffered under his load of sorrow.'' (http://study.com/academy/lesson/loyalty-in-beowulf.html)”. An excellent example of loyalty in Beowulf is when he is fighting the Dragon, all of his men flee except for one, “None of his comrades came to him, helped him, his brave and noble followers; they ran for their lives, fled deep in a wood. And only one of them remained, stood there, miserable, remembering, as a good man must, what kinship should mean”
In this essay I will be discussing the different event that happened in the story and the movie. Beowulf went through so much to prove he was worthy enough to protect their kingdom and defeat Grendel. The story Beowulf was a great story to read and a great movie to watch; however, the battles were very eye catching and had a lot of extravagant and heroic doings of Beowulf. The first scenario that I’m going to discuss in the movie and story of Beowulf is The Battle with Grendel. In the movie Grendel attacked Beowulf in the Heriot while everyone was dancing and singing.
He wants control and optimal use of resources to be taken advantage of. Beowulf is an epic hero who gives long, noble speeches. Beowulf is an epic hero and he is often described as “superhuman” for performing great feats beyond human capability. He is looked at as a perfect hero. Beowulf defeated a dragon, but was fatally wounded.
A courage that manages to slaughter mighty foes and monsters. Both heroes also fight for honor and they put their own honor when in battle. Both individuals don’t fight half-heartedly and they fight with all their might and strength. Achilles overpowered a formidable foe, Hector; in the same way, Beowulf killed Grendel. Achilles was a soldier with honor; in the same way, Beowulf’s attitude toward his comrade shows that he greatly values his honor and their respect.
There are people in this world who achieve great things in their lifetime. They fight for their beliefs with every ounce of strength they possess. They are admired by others because they exhibit the characteristics of great leaders. Traits such as courage, intellegance, and charisma are qualities that allowed them to shape history and achive their goal in life. Courage can be displayed in anyone but Suleiman was a man in particular wgi ysed gus courage to be known as one of the greatest rulers in history.
Have you ever seen the movie Beowulf? Have you ever read the story Beowulf? Well Beowulf was a prince and soon became a heroic king? Beowulf fought and slayed giant monsters and dragons. Beowulf was well known and well loved by everybody.