Beowulf: The Perfect Epic Hero

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The Perfect Epic Hero In the heat of the battle, you’re life flashing before your eyes, who would you what to be there to save you? An everyday guy with no strength to be seen or an epic hero with supernatural strength that’s got a list of victories on his hands. The Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf tells the story of the Anglo-Saxon’s values and shows the traits of the perfect epic hero. Beowulf conveys the perfect epic hero because he fights for helpless with nothing but his courage and bare strength. Beowulf is a true epic hero according to Anglo-Saxon times because he has supernatural strength. One example is seen when he fights Grendel in the mead hall and rips off the monster’s arm with his bare hands. “He twisted in pain, And

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