The Battle of Good vs. Evil in Beowulf

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During the Anglo-Saxon age where good and evil clashed in battle, there was a brave hero named Beowulf who fought many battles and who led monsters to their doom. With fate and strength by his side nothing could stop him. There were two kingdoms in this story that were overcome by evil. The People tried to fight back but it was no match for such an evil. The attitudes and actions between various monsters and humans show that Beowulf is a story comprised of battles fating good against evil.
The evil Grendel is killing the people of Hrothgar, and the strength of their kingdom is not enough to stop him. “The monsters thoughts were as quick as his greed or his claws: he slipped through the door and there in the silence snatched up thirty men, smashed them unknowing in their beds and ran out with their bodies, the blood dripping behind him, back to his liar, delighted with his night’s slaughter” (42, 34-40). The Danes were not at fault. Grendel slaughters the Danes simply because they were playing music. Beowulf heard about this and being a good, glory seeking prince, comes to the rescue...

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