The Anglo-Saxon Culture Values

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In the fight with Grendel’s mother, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf culture values physical strength above all else. During the fight with grendel 's mother, Beowulf was giving a sword that was suppose to protect him from the wrath of the beast but the sword had failed him. However, that could not stop him. To Beowulf, “If weapons were useless he’d use his hands” (506-507). This shows Beowulf 's strength and want for frame and glory empowered him. If a steel sword couldn’t defeat the monster then his bare hands would once again has his life. Another example that the Anglo-Saxon culture values strength the most is towards the end of the fight when Beowulf identifies a magical sword, ``made from gaints, suck in solid stone. It was “the best of

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