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In an excellent performance, gerard butler effectively captures the conflicted hero beowulf as he endures the slow erosion of his military code of conduct. The poem concerns the legendary figure beowulf, a hero of the geats who were a north germanic people inhabiting modern-day gotaland in. View notes - beowulf essay from hist 1010 at university of colorado, boulder the tragic faults of a timeless hero: an examination of the character beowulf.
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