Comparing Hero In Beowulf And The Legend Of Tarzan

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Both Beowulf, from the epic poem Beowulf, and Tarzan, from the movie the Legend of Tarzan, were celebrated heroes. Beowulf was the protagonist of the epic. He was son of Edgetho, who was Danes King Hrothgar’s friend, and a brave Geatish warrior. In the epic, Danes king Hrothgar constructed the wonderful hall called Herot where his subjects congregate and make merry. In Herot, Hrothgar and his warriors spend their time singing and celebrating. Grendel, a troll-like monster and the descendant of Cain, was enraged by people in Herot, attacks Herot, and killed and devoured many of Hrothgar’s warriors. Beowulf heard of Hrothgar’s troubles and left his homeland to assist Hrothgar. Tarzan, also known as John Clayton, was the protagonist of the

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