"Beowulf" An Epic Hero.
Beowulf: An Epic Hero
Something that is extraordinary must come from a superbly made original. This is true with the subject of the epic hero, and more specifically with the work of Beowulf. Beowulf, which is the oldest surviving epic in Anglo-Saxon literature, is a rich fabric of fact and fantasy. Written by an anonymous scop in 6th century A.D., Beowulf tells the story of a protagonist who rids lands of monsters and all things evil. The main character, Beowulf, is an epic hero because he fulfills the Anglo-Saxon traits of strength, nobility, and courage. Three specific examples of…
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