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Essay heading: Beowulf And Sir Gawain As True Heroes.
 
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Beowulf, now in an elderly state, fights a dragon that has been frightening all his people. In this battle, Beowulf is now showing signs of being old and tired. This battle ultimately killed the hero but Beowulf managed to slay the dragon too. The double death is for protection of his people. Even while dying, Beowulf is thinking about his people and the security of his people...
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The double death is for protection of his people. Even while dying, Beowulf is thinking about his people and the security of his people. His wishes are granted and a lighthouse is built in order to help the people maneuver their way back to Herot. By putting the welfare of his people before his own and displaying super-human physical strength and courage Beowulf shows the traits of heroism...
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