'The Tales Of Herot In Beowulf'

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“The Tales of herot” Long ago, when monsters roamed the earth, the Anglo-Saxons told a tale of a brave hero, Beowulf. In a kingdom ruled by king Hrothgar, the towns people were getting terrorized by an evil demon, Grendel. Word got to the geats from across shore, which made them eager to take on such a fight. The geats leader Beowulf came and offered his assistance in killing this monster who terrorized the kingdom. Beowulf and his men stayed in Herot waiting for Grendel’s arrival. When Grendel arrived, Beowulf removed his armor to fight as one and equal with the demon. Beowulf and his men began to fight the demon and Beowulf rips off Grendel’s arm with his bare hands. This causes Grendel to bleed out. These actions show that Beowulf is strong, by using his bare hands, his bravery by offering his assistance to defeat Grendel, and his courage for bringing his men to stay in Herot. This all represents what good characteristic a leader portrays.…show more content…
Grendel’s mom payed Herot a visit to get revenge for her son, killing men in their sleep. Beowulf showed bravery going down to the cave to fight Grendel’s mom after this. Beowulf entered her layer, he had no men with him, just himself. He found himself getting justice for the kingdoms people, face to face with the water demon. Beowulf showed strength as he fought a battle that seemed no end. Beowulf’s strength had lead him to victory when he “lifted the sword high over his head and struck with all the strength he has left, caught her in the neck and cut all the way through, broke bones and all, He body fell to the floor, lifeless, the sword was wet with her blood.” (page 54, line

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