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Finally, throughout the story, Beowulf is constantly displaying characteristics of an epic hero. Eamonn Ryan says Beowulf is considered an epic poem in that the main character is a historic hero who travels great distances to prove his strength surmounting impossible odds against supernatural demons and beasts. Beowulf displays the four pillars of Anglo-Saxon which include bravery, loyalty, generosity, and friendship (Element of Literature, “The Anglo-Saxons” 2). He also gets something of great value for himself. Beowulf also gives the people a sense of safety. His brain is also another way his heroic behavior is shown. There are many heroes throughout time, but as far as epic heroes go, Beowulf really is the best. Will Rogers said this thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
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