Wait for me close by, my friends“ (2530). Because of the intensity of this fight, he is lacking in the confidence category and uses actual weapons. Shockingly enough Beowulf doesn’t endure this fight alone, he chooses Wiglaf to defeat the dragon with him. Beowulf is seriously injured during this fight and ends up dying which concludes in his title as an epic hero. All in all, Beowulf’s transition starts as if a baby starts the stages of walking.
The characteristics of superhuman strength and courage are seen throughout the story of Beowulf and define why he is an epic hero. Beowulf gets these characteristics because the people want to show that only Beowulf could be the only one to defeat Grendel because everyone else who tried failed and got killed. Beowulf is an epic hero because he performs brave deeds. We can see this in the scene after he fights Grendel. Even though that is all that he planned on doing he stayed and went to go find Grendel’s mother and kill her since she was in distraught of her only son dying, and she took Hrothgar’s friend.
He fought and killed a monster, a demon, a dragon, and many more creatures. He was able to do all of this because of the strength that he possesses. “I would rather not/ use a weapon” (171). “This fight is not yours/nor is it up to any man except me/to measure my strength against the dragon/or prove his worth” (171). Beowulf went off to fight this dragon all my his self with just a sword and a shield.
Inigo is the likeable drunk and the entertaining sidekick who has been trained as a swordsman in order to avenge his father. Lastly, Fezzik is the brawny giant that was hired as the muscle of the kidnappers. He is not very smart, but he is entertaining in his use of rhyme and generally sweet nature. Wesley must defeat each of these men in order to save Buttercup. He will be faced with three epic battles: the battle of skill, with Inigo; the battle of strength, with Fezzik; and the battle of wit, with Vizzini.
Even though he was the king he still went to go fight the dragon. Even though he could have just sent his men to kill the dragon he went to do it himself and dies from a bite from the dragon and the regrets not having a son because he devoted his life to others. Beowulf is a hero who as saved countless lives fighting many monsters such as Grendel, Grendel’s mom, and the dragon. He saved many lives and died doing it. The amount of lives he saved made him a great hero.
Grendel is the antagonist. Grendel is a powerful monster from the darkness who killed many soldiers. “Beowulf” is about a warrior who sails from Geatland to Denmark in order to defeat Grendel along with his mother and a dragon. Beowulf is an epic hero because he is strong, loyal and courageous. One reason why Beowulf is an epic hero is because he’s strong.
The stranger threw aside his cloak to reveal well-worn black plate armor and a massive warhammer. After a short but brutal contest, Thrall managed to disarm his foe, but was prevented from throttling the stranger by some of his clan. It was then the stranger revealed himself as Orgrim Doomhammer, the Warchief of the Horde. Doomhammer had been contacted by Drek'Thar about the return of the son of Durotan. The Warchief decided to provoke Thrall into a fight to see if Drek'Thar's praise was deserved, and it was.
Ender’s army quickly rises the ranks to be number one at battle school. Ender mercilessly destroys the other armies through his use of cunning and strategy. As I mentioned earlier, dragons in the Eastern Hemisphere can also symbolize change, and this aptly sums up what Ender’s army did to the battle games. Through Ender’s ingenious strategies and new ideas, he quickly gains fame and jealously, forcing him to become like the dragon himself; heartless and terrible, something that causes deep distress, particularly after he kills Bonzo. Ender also ponders his change when he purposely isolates his team member Bean, as a means to strengthen him later on.
Living a life with immortals and Gods around you, it was not ordinary to be a mortal and carry the strength of a God. He fights the monster Cyclops, the suitors who are going behind is back at home and trying to steal his wife, sleep with Circe to save his men who has been transformed to swine. He clearly demonstrates bravery when he crosses through the strait because he knows he is risking being killed by Scylla and Charybis. When Odysseus fights with suitor, there were many suitors. He carried out the plan anyway, showed his bravery and put aside his fears.
Then he head off into the tower, as the end was coming to the fight and the dragon was winning, and be was being killing with the dragons hot breath, none came to help him. “Followers; they ran for their lives, fled deep in a wood”. They all left except for one brave soldier, whose name is Wiglaf. He came into the tower with fear in him. But he still came in and didn’t run away like the others.