Achilles vs Beowulf compare and contrast Essay examples

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Compare and contrast
Achilles vs Beowulf

The way of the warriors

Achilles and Beowulf were two characters that had an amazing power that made his name lives for hundreds of years. Great warriors need some to have some specific characteristics to reach their fame because we have seem in some heroes that they have gods strong, a unique way to be and goals to achieve. Comparing the character of Achilles and Beowulf who were two of the best warrior of the history we could know if there are an outline to be a great warrior.

Great warrior always are know because their incredible ability to survive in very hard situation where a normal human could not survive but they do thanks that great warriors have a extranormal strong. In the
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Another different characteristic that they had was the care that had for their warriors or their friends for example in the Beowulfs poem Beowulf never did thing to inspire his warriors or something that show that he had care of them and in battles he saw how his warrior die and he did not do nothing to avoid it, but Achilles really care about his squad, he always talk with them and told them inspire words and when his best friend die in battle he went to obtain a revenge.

People always are trying to reach a goal but in the case of the warriors almost all the time they fight to reach the same goal depending the nation or the religious they were. Beowulf was a norse warrior and like almost all the norse he was trying to show that he was a great leader and gives prestige to his last name because that he always was searching for a battle to fight no matter the level of difficulty it was for that reason he accepted to helped at the king with the problem that they had with Grendel because he knew that to kill Grendel will gives him the honor or the prestige that he want. Achilles also had a goals that he was trying to achieve but at difference to Beowulf, Achilles goal will carry benefits just

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