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    In the story of Beowulf, he exhibits the qualities of a superhuman. This superhuman fights 3 different monsters for the good of the Danes and the Geats. The determined warrior described for his love of glory and his loyalty fights till the very end for his country. Displayed by courage seen that Beowulf shows different qualities from other soldiers and deserves the title of epic hero. The main protagonist has the attributes of an epic hero through his hero qualities, his weakness and the…

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    Beowulf, an Old English Poem, is a story of a Swedish hero who kills monsters. Beowulf, the main character, was a young, fearless leader in the beginning. Beowulf was seen as a hero of the Geats who had tremendous strength and courage. His courage led him to fight off evil monsters. Hercules, son of Zeus and Alcmene, was a Greek God of Thebes. Hercules had tremendous strength and endurance. His stepmother, Hera, made Hercules childhood difficult. She was jealous of his tremendous strength and…

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    What are some leadership qualities that you value? The Endurance expedition of 1914-1917 was a trying feat. As captain of the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton “put his own life on the line, against incredible odds.” and showed true leadership qualities that were put to the test throughout the expedition. He was adaptable, courageous and optimistic. These qualities Shackleton showed during the entire Endurance expedition. He was able to adapt to the conditions on the pack ice and on Elephant…

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    Beowulf’s used by the author suggest that God has moved from Beowulf and has given his grace to Wiglaf. As Beowulf approaches the dragon for battle, the author uses “Hard by the rock-face/ that hale veteran, a good man /who had gone repeatedly into combat and danger/ and come through saw a stone arch/ and a gushing stream that burst from the barrow/, blazing, and wafting a deadly heat”. (2542) The diction that the author uses to describe the fire such as “blazing” and “deadly heat” depicts a…

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    The definition of honor can vary from person to person, but honor is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as good name or public esteem. Many people see honor as pride and being willing to fight for something, and that is definitely part of it. Honor has changed over time, and that isn’t necessarily good or bad. Honor has conveyed different meanings over time, from the 1800s to now, and is definitely different from culture to culture. Honor has demarcated itself from what it used to be, in big ways…

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    Do you fight for glory and to protect others or do you fight for yourself and for vengeance? Epic heroes, Beowulf and Achilles, are such people that fight for these principles/ ideals. Many people know about Beowulf and Achilles and their epic stories, but many people do not know how different they are. Beowulf fights for others and for glory, while Achilles fights for vengeance. Beowulf is an epic hero that many people know as the strongest man in the world, but many don’t know why he fights.…

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    Beowulf represents great skill in his battles against gruesome monsters. He is able to use those skills , to defeat his opponent, which is very wise. Sometimes Beowulf may be prideful, but I do believe he is a great soldier. Though, Beowulf had fierce battles with beast, he was able to defeat them all in different ways. He is a strong and defiant soldier, and he has great tactics in battle: in each of Beowulf’s battles he is able to look at his opponent, and use the materials he needs to be…

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    Ideals In Beowulf

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    Heroic people and ideals are frequently demonstrated throughout traditional epics. A hero to most would be someone who has courage and sacrificed his life for others. However, there are also negative traits of a hero. In Beowulf’s three fights against three monsters he uses different methods, techniques, weapons, and he wins different “trophies” each time. He defeated Grendel, the reckless monster, and his malicious mother one-on-one. Nevertheless, he was eventually beaten by the dragon. The…

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    Now just imagine what Leonard went through. Walking into an unknown jungle, it is sunny and the middle of the summer in Vietnam. In the distance Leonard could hear the gunshots and bombs exploding. The smell of fresh gunpowder lingered through the air as platoons of men fell into their position. Leonard and his men wandered through the jungle looking for anything they can see, politically correct way the government said it to the public was “search and destroy” but to Leonard and his men it was…

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    Beowulf- one of the major character in the movie and poem which is a Geatish hero who fights the monster Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and a fire-breathing dragon. Beowulf is the prince of the Geats and hears about Hrothgar’s trouble. He gathered fourteen of the bravest Geat warriors and sets sail from his home in southern Sweden. The geats are greeted by the members of Hrothgar’s court, and Beowulf boasts to the king of his previous successes as a warrior, particularly his success in fighting sea…

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