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The Characteristics Of The Strength Of Beowulf

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The epic poem Beowulf is told throughout history, and from generation to generation Beowulf’s strengths stayed the same. Examining his super human strength, extreme bravery, and high morality, shows exactly how much of an epic hero he really is. The life of the “strongest geat” (456) Beowulf is dangerous, but his life is also a story to tell that is so interesting to hear. The darkness that lurks behind every corner, will soon be brought into the daylight. The story that is told, but never forgotten will go down in history. The power that Beowulf himself possess is unimaginable, and unbelievable, therefore The super human strength Beowulf has is a great attribute to his success. He uses his power to fight against all evil that crosses his path. Beowulf being the strongest of the geats shows fearless emotions throughout his journey. Beowulf battle against the mighty Grendel shows the monstrous strength that he possess. “I have heard moreover that monsters scorns in his reckless way to use weapons; therefore, to heighten Hygleac’s fame and gladden heart, I hereby renounce sword and the shelter of the broad shield, the heavy war-board: hand-to-hand is how it will be, a life-and-death fight with the fiend.”(433-440) “The captain of evil discovered himself in a handgrip harder than anything he had ever encountered in any man on the face of the earth. Every bone in his body quailed and recoiled, but he could not escape. He was desperate to flee to his den and hide with
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