Beowulf: Core Values Of A Hero

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Overtime smaller aspects of what it takes to be a hero has changed overtime. The big picture or core values of a hero have not. The core values of a hero include bravery, self-sacrifice and/or courage. Throughout history at least one of those core values can be found in every hero. When you look at a hero throughout literature they could be a hero in any society. This is because a true hero satisfies their societies view. If Beowulf was born into the 21ST century, he would have characteristics our society aspires to have today. However, Beowulf and other historic heroes didn’t live in the 21ST century. In this essay I will talk about society’s standard of a hero and how it has changed overtime; mainly focusing on the epic poem Beowulf. Today

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