Comparing Beowulf And Batman

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Even when comparing him with another run-of-the-mill hero like Batman, his shortcomings are still fairly obvious. Beowulf and Batman are both archetypal characters that embody the quintessential aspects of the epic hero. They both execute a great deal of strength. Beowulf swims for seven days and nights while simultaneously fighting sea monsters. He also displays robustness fighting Grendel when he rips off Grendel’s arm barehanded. Batman, also regularly and single-handedly, fights gangs of criminals, showing not only strength but endurance. They also have a similar codes of ethics. Batman’s moral code forbids murder unless absolutely necessary. In the comic Hush, he says “They say that when you kill a man you not only take away what he was,

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