Beowolf Essay

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Adamali Jener English 2-4* January 30.07 Beowulf re-write essay From a Warrior to a Hero In the epic poem, Beowulf, the protagonist, has great expectations of the Anglo-Saxon audience, he reveals three qualities: trustworthy, resposible, and strength. These are the qualities that best describe Beowulf. Beowulf, Ecgtheow's son is a hero with fame and honor, but he has his personal traits that make him who he is and what people expect him to be. In his past, as a young hero he had many victories which he is known for. “Beowulf, my friend, you have traveled here to favor us with help and to fight for us."(457-458). Hrothgar was very pleased with Beowulf’s presence because he knew that he was as much as a warrior just like his father and that the feud that needed to be taken care of will properly be managed. Beowulf had backtracking history from his father that was greatly known by those among the presence of Beowulf and as his son he had to carry that on. "With measured words she welcomed the Geat and thanked God for granting her wish that a deliverer that she could believe in would arrive to ease their afflictions."(625-628). As the lady of the house, Wealhtheow courteously greeted Beowulf and thanked him for his admirable help. There was fear among the Dane's that nobody would come to the rescue and help with the battle that is upon them but, luckily Beowulf was brought upon the situation which was a relief to many. “Never, since my hand could hold a shield have I entrusted or given control of the Danes' hall to anyone but you."(655-657). The King of the Danes' was placing pressure against Beowulf, because Beowulf knew he had a mission to accomplish, at the same time he was being honored more. Trust from others and trusting yourself leads to another characteristic found in a person. All situations Beowulf has accomplished in his past are a valuable

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