What Are The Similarities Between Odysseus And Beowulf

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While many heroes exist, one stands out that closely resembles the epic hero Beowulf. This mighty warrior’s name is Odysseus. Through careful analysis of the great epic Beowulf, one can see that there are many similarities to the epic The Odyssey. Although Odysseus and Beowulf can be seen as the hero in the tale, they differ in the way they strategize and the reasons for fighting. While Beowulf wants glory and fame, he uses his physical strength to achieve it. On the other hand, Odysseus fights to go home and uses his mental strength in the process. In both tales, the men go through many trials and tribulations. Despite their differences of strategy and strength, Odysseus and Beowulf both learns loyalty, deceitfulness, and the true importance
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