King Arthur and Beowulf’s personalities are completely opposite from one another. King Arthur is a very compassionate, and humble person. He doesn’t care about being praised, or making a name for himself. All he wants to do, as king, is what he thinks is right and best for everyone. Beowulf is a completely different story. He is very cocky, and prideful. I would consider him a show-off too because of the fact that he killed Grendel with his bare hands. Beowulf does lead his people well, but I find him to be very conceited, and only doing things that will bring him fame. Like the fact that he cared so much about being forgotten, that he wanted to be buried with treasure when he died, and Arthur didn’t care at all if he even had any recognition or memorial after dying.
The way King Arthur and Beowulf fight is completely different too. King Arthur always used weapons. He relied on them to defeat his enemies and to protect himself. King Arthur also fought his enemies with armies, and battled against armies. He fought for his people and to better society. Beowulf fought with his bare hands. He was considered the strongest man in the world, so why would he... [continues]
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