Beowulf Is A Hero Essay

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Beowulf is a Hero Some heroes have to go through many obstacles just to become a great hero. Beowulf fought through three major battles for one group of people, and he didn’t use laser eyes, flying skills, and super strength. But like every hero, there’s always a reward after they complete their role. In the epic poem “Beowulf”, his use tactics such as being defend less and using his bear arm against Grendal. “If I hid behind some broad linden shield. My hands alone shall fight for me.” (25)171. This is evidence that Beowulf uses good tactics to overcome his battles and victories. In the epic poem “Beowulf”, he uses his man power to restraint the heat in the water to fight Grendals Mother. “Then he realizes, suddenly, that she’d brought him into someone’s battle-hall, and there the waters heat could…show more content…
“Save us, once more, and again twisted gold, heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you for the battle you win.” (37) 566. This goes by the saying “hard work pays off”, the battle might be a hard battle, but you will get rewarded after your achievement just like Beowulf. In the epic poem “Beowulf”, rewards were a way of saying “thank you for all you have done”. Beowulf got rewarded a couple of times for his achievements. “Then Wiglaf went back, anxious to return while Beowulf was alive, to bring him treasure they’d won together. “ (45) 791. Even when Beowulf died, he still got treasure for the victory over the dragon, and another reward he got for his achievement was a holy ritual (funeral). An epic hero doesn’t have to be a superpower hero. But most heroes tactics, weapons, and courage to become heroes. Beowulf did a great job in putting these three abilities together, which basically made him an epic hero. He didn’t fight for his survival; he fought for the survival of his people, which is why he sacrifices his life at the end so his people could have a

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