Topics: Hero / Pages: 2 (425 words) / Published: Oct 13th, 2014
to another person is personality, which shapes the person and shows others who they really are. Beowulf’s personality is different from most heroes we read about. This protagonist is courageous, religious, brave, and confident but as is typical in all heroes, he has a character flaw. In my opinion, this flaw is that Beowulf does not accept the help of others. While it is important for a hero to be confident, I think that we would all be better heroes if we accepted the fact that it is important to receive outside aid sometimes.
Beowulf has a unique personality that can only be found in a hero. He contains all the characteristics which are necessary for a leader; confidence, commitment, courage, and faith. From the beginning of the epic, we become familiar with Beowulf as a symbol of bravery and loyalty. He assigned himself with the goal of defeating Grendel, and despite the difficulty he managed to achieve his goal. Furthermore, Beowulf did not give up when faced with a challenge to accomplish what no one else