"Your fame is everywhere, my friend, reaches to the ends of the earth, and you hold it in your heart wisely..." (lines 1703-1705)
Writing Style is Elevated or Ceremonial
"Beloved Beowulf, remember how you boasted, once, that nothing in the world would ever destroy your fame: fight to keep it, now, be strong and brave, my noble King, protecting life and fame together." (lines 2664-2668)
Grendel is a beast and a demon that resides in Hell.
After Beowulf kills both Grendel and his mother, Hrothgar tells him to stay humble and not boast about this achievement.
After Beowulf was defeated by the dragon, the sole remaining warrior, Wiglaf, gives a tribute to Beowulf.