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    Beowulf-Compare and Contrast When reading or watching the epic tale of Beowulf, there are, as with most tales, multiple accounts to consider. Many of the accounts are told in almost extremely different ways. For example, someone reading the original translated text of Beowulf would find many blatantly obvious differences between it and the 2007 animated movie Beowulf directed by Robert Zemeckis. Although in this instance there are quite a lot of comparisons to make, those comparisons don’t necessarily

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    Compare Beowulf To Today

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    Beowulf was the hero from the first story known to be written in English. He went to another country to assist them in killing a monster named Grendel, who routinely terrorized them. Today’s heroes are changing the world at this very moment. Beowulf and heroes of today are both looked up to and admired, but their differences in method, impact, and purposes are mostly due to the time period they live in. Heroes who lived long ago, and heroes who live now will have some obvious distinction in methods

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    For this assignment I have decided to compare and contrast Beowulf literature to Beowulf the movie. I thought that actually watching the movie Beowulf would bring to light some of the reasoning of the poem but it did a better job of confusing me. The movie varies greatly from the poem and may have made me lose what little understanding I began with. There are many, many differences between the writings of Beowulf and the theatrical interpretation of Beowulf. Included in the differences between the

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    “Beowulf” and “The Iliad” have plenty of differences but also have plenty of similarities within their stories, structure, and writing styles. For instance they are both poems but “The Iliad” is an ancient poem while “Beowulf” is an epic poem. They are both poems but they are two different types of poems, this is just one of the many similarities and differences in these two stories. One of the similarities within this story is that both heros from the stories take a prize from their enemies when

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    reveal direct evidence of the Danes’ views and values, that revolve around a family’s reputation, community, and being a good king versus being a good warrior. The reliance on ones family line reveals how much the Danes’ used their ancestors to compare who they were decedents of. They use their heritage to show that they come from a noble family or a descendent of a great warrior. A characters status or rank in their village depends on who their ancestors were. One reason Grendel is an outcast from

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    paper due on what it means to be a hero, defined by heroistics qualities from characters from the books Beowulf, the Knight’s Tale, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Bilbo, the protagonist of the Hobbit, has a handful of heroistic qualities to him, but do they compare to the qualities found back on Spether 19th? Today, Bilbo will be compared to the heroistic qualities originally found in Beowulf, Theseus, from the Knight's Tale, and Sir Gawain. How does Beowulf's original qualities compared to Bilbo

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    Beowulf is an ancient epic telling of a hero named Beowulf and his quests throughout his life. Back in Anglo-Saxon time, this epic, like much of their literature, was not written, but spoken. By the time it was written down by the Romans, it could have been told in many different variations. We read the epic, and then saw the 2007 film adaptation of the epic that was directed by Robert Zemeckis, and there was a great number of differences in the characters and their traits, and the plot of the epic

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    Compare and contrast Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf to the Robert Zemeckis film Beowulf. In the text, we see that Beowulf is not yet a king, but, a king to come. He is not quick to react without thinking. Beowulf ordered his boat, picked out his men. A Saviour hero, thanking God after sailing. In the film, the heathen of gods was good, but Christ Jesus was bad. Likewise, the difference was gold. In the book Beowulf was rich. Back in those days when you were pouring with gold you were

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    Beowulf was an epic poem about a man battling a ferocious beast: however there is also a movie. The poem/movie were both interesting and takes place in the kingdom of Herot. The name of the killer beast Beowulf happened to battle, was named Grendel. Grendel hated the sound of joy and music. As the people of Herot rejoiced and played music, it caused the savage to attack. Grendel shows no remorse for his victims. The king of Herot, Hrothgar, couldn’t do anything about the beast. The people of Herot

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    Beowulf is an epic from the Anglo-Saxon era about Beowulf and his battle against three monsters; Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon. This epic was adapted to an animated movie in 2007. The adaptation had differences, of course from the original text. In the epic, Grendel slays the Danes while they were sleeping after a feast in the mead-hall, Herot. However, in the movie, Grendel starts to kill the Danes in the middle of a feast, thus having a lot of surviving witnesses. Grendel dies and

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