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What Makes a Hero After spending over a week reading the story Beowulf we can all come to the conclusion that he is a hero Sure he saves countries from monsters has incredible strength and wisdom and is fearless- the typical fictional hero However when I hear the word hero I think in terms of an everyday hero In my mind a hero is someone who performs courageous acts even if the consequences can be fatal A hero doesnt have to be some big muscled guy who beats up bad guys My example of a hero is a fireman Heshe knows that they might be killed rescuing someone from a burning building yet they still go in Why Probably for the honor and glory that people will give them Now that we know my definition of a hero we can take a closer look at the Beowulfs life to determine if he is a hero by my standards We first encounter Beowulf when he hears about the troubles the Danes are having with an evil monster named Grendel Beowulf knowing that this evil monster might be able to kill him voluntarily packs up some stuff gathers some of his men and leaves the Geats to go help the Danes When Beowulf arrives to Danish king he is peacefully invited to the mighty mead hall When there Beowulf tells the king that he would like to fight the evil monster The king knowing that he has nothing to lose lets Beowulf fight the monster Is this guy begging for attention or what What man in his right mind would go to another country to fight a vicious monster Beowulf wanted the honor that he could obtain if he killed Grendel That is why he went Also the king told him that if Beowulf could defeat Grendel he would have anything his heart yearned for So the answer to the question if he qualifies as a
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