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In the book “Beowulf” by Heaney Seamus , Beowulf can be identified as an epic hero for his strength as he fights evil.

In the beginning of the book Beowulf travels to see King Hrothgar to offer his duty to defeat the malicious demon names Grendel. Beowulf begins to boast about his strength when he went up against supernatural monsters. Beowulf states “ All knew of my awesome strength. They has seen me boltered in the blood of my enemies when I battled and bound the five beast, raided a troll-nest and in the night-sea slaughtered sea-brutes”. (Heaney 29). The audience begins to get an image about the kind of character Beowulf is since he talks about killing these supernatural monsters that an ordinary person couldn’t kill. Beowulf is obviously a strong anglo-saxon warrior as he is the one to go up against Grendel to save the kingdom and defeats evil. In the book it states “He was overwhelmed, manacled tight by the man who of all men was foremost and the strongest in his days”(Heaney 88). In the first battle Grendel and Beowulf are fighting and Beowulf shows his strength by gripping Grendel in a tight embrace and is able to beat him, causing Grendel to run off and die alone. At the end of the battle Beowulf proves the that he is the strongest and was granted victory. The author stated in the book “Beowulf was granted with the glory of winning; Grendel was driven under the fen-banks” (Heaney 78). Grendel was this vicious monster that was attacking

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