Achilles Vs Beowulf

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Achilles and Beowulf comparison and contrast essay An epic hero is someone who will always be remembered. Beowulf, written by an unknown author tells the story of a man fighting to defend his group of people. The Illiad written by Homer, tells the story of a man who simply wants revenge. The story Beowulf takes place in the Dark Ages, this was a time of violence and it was a difficult time period to live in. The Illiad related to the Trojan War and a conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans. In both stories Beowulf and Achilles wanted to be remembered as epic hereos, despite the fact that both characters had different backgrounds and different intentions for fighting. Something both characters had in common was they were both good at defeating

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