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Beowulf was written in the eighth century by an unknown author The story is centered on Beowulf the main character who goes to Denmark to offer his assistance in fighting off Grendel the monster who has been haunting them Beowulf most definitely proves to be a hero His heroism is exemplified first when he kills Grendel then when he kills Grendels mother and finally when he kills the dragon called Worm This makes him a hero because he risks his own life to The reader first experiences Beowulfs heroism when he encounters and then kills Grendel Grendel was a constant threat to the survival of the Danish people because he was using them as food One night Beowulf awakes to find Grendel over his bed Rather than trying to escape Beowulf not only faces Grendel but also pursues him when he tries to escape Like any other hero Beowulf purses the danger until it is conquered The reader experiences Beowulf heroism a second time when he kills Grendels mother Grendels mother wanted to avenge her sons death and went back to the mead hall where a lot of warriors slept and attacked Beowulf came and was ready to fight but Grendels mother fled Disregarding his own safety Beowulf persistently tracks Grendels mother to her cave where the head of the chieftain was found Despite how colossal Grendels mother was Beowulf stuck it out till the end and eventually stabbed Grendels mother leading to her death The third time the reader experiences Beowulf heroism is when he fights and kills the dragon the worm Once again Beowulf completely disregards his safety and decided to fight this monster This time Beowulf ended up need some assistance from Wiglaf Fortunately the worm was killed However Beowulf too was injured and was dying He made a few requests that he wanted
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