Quest In Beowulf

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Beowulf’s seemingly simple story of a mighty hero facing a battle with an evil monster is something a child would pick up. Tough, after reading beowulf in my AP Literature class we can see that there’s more to this fairy tale that meets the eye. There’s a story on how Beowulf is not only battling a demon but himself as well. Its starts of with Beowulf going on a quest, a simple one, to only defeat the mighty monster Grendel. His quest begins after the land ruled by king Hrothgar is being tormented by Grendel and so our hero is called to bring peace to the land. On his wait for the monster arrival to the hall, Beowulf does come across a dangerous path, but of words. Unferth kinda stops him on the way by saying that he wasn’t a hero, that he
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