Beowulf is the story of a brave young man who is mighty and strong. He goes through many trials but always prevails. Beowulf fights many creatures but always overcomes his opponent and ends up on top. This story is thrilling and intriguing, the epic events Beowulf gets himself into are fun to be apart of. Some people are on his side others are not, but that doesn't seem to bother him. In the movie their are a few things that are different from the book, maybe some things that have been left out.
In the story Beowulf, King Hrothgar, the ruler of the Danes, is troubled by the rages of a demon named Grendel. Every night, Grendel attacks Herot, killing and often eating Danish warriors. Fortunately, a young warrior named Beowulf hears of Grendel’s devastation and travels to Heorot Hall to help King Hrothgar. After Beowulf slays Grendel, Grendel's mother attacks the hall and is also defeated. Beowulf leaves and eventually becomes King of the Geats. Beowulf reigns as king for fifty years but one
interesting to obtain the attention of the viewers it will be, even at the expense of the story’s veracity. The movie Beowulf and Grendel (Gunnarsson, S.) shows a transition in how Beowulf grows as a person while in the poem, he remains a flat character. The movie and the book were very different in how the characters transition throughout the story line, especially Beowulf; also, the movie adds many new characters into the story line that the poem does not even mention. We see in these differences