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  • Second Act Of Beowolf's Conflict With Grendel
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    Beowulf - A Noble There are a two heroic acts that Beowulf accomplished that characterize him as being noble. One example of these acts is his altruistic behavior throughout his life. When beowulf heard that the great king hrothgar and his knights were being attacked by the evil monster Grendel. Without even asking king hrothgar what was in it for him Beowolf got up and took 14 of his men and sailed on a ship to king hrothgar's palace to face the evil monster Grendel in hand to hand combat. Beow...
  • Son Of The King's Daughter
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    Sean Toomey Cuchulain's real name was Setanta, and he lived with his mother in Dundalk. He got his name by slaying King Culann's dog. Without a dog he had no one to guard the house, so he had to for punishment. Cuchulain means "hound of Culann". He decided to take up arms and set out with a wise friend named Ibar. They arrived at the fort of the three sons of Nec htan. He fought the first son, Foil MacNechtain. Ibar said he could not be pierced, so Cuchulain slams him in the head with a rock and...
  • Person As Strong As Beowulf
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    Beowulf A Noble King The epic poem Beowulf describes the noblest king of the Anglo-Saxon times, Beowulf. Beowulf is a man who demonstrates all the good qualities of a king, this can be seen by just looking at what he has accomplished. Beowulf is a man who was loyal, powerful, and charitable. Beowulf was loyal to his promises and his country. When he decides to kill Grendel for King Hrothgar he doesnt back down even after the stories hes heard. After he has killed him the Danes still need him, so...
  • Macbeths Castle At Inverness Lady M
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    Notes on Macbeth Act 1, Scenes i-vii Scene 1: A Desolate Place-The Witches. Spell-like speech. Form speech we realise Macbeth is a soldier victorious in battle, and that after the battle he will meet the witches-so we associate something sinister with him. Key Phrases: Fair is foul, and foul is fair- suggests that the play will be upside down. Scene 2: King Duncans camp near Forres. War beaten captain returns to bare good tidings to the king, describes how Macbeth brutally kills Macdonald-doesnt...
  • Heroes Share In Terms Of Perseus
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    There have been many heroes in ancient Greece. They are the basis of Greek culture. Most myths in ancient Greece have revolved around these heroes. And most of these heroes had very alike characteristics. They all had special births, noble or common; they all had noble and good hearts, always trying to do the right thing; and they had special abilities and / or supernatural help. I will be zooming in on the adventures of Perseus. Based on the writings of Peter Stillman, I will show the basic gen...

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