Description: The hero travels over a variety of settings over his journey. Distance makes the hero's actions greater because they aren't selfish Explanation: Beowulf leaves his home and travels to Denmark. Much of the action in Beowulf takes place in Herot, but Beowulf also goes and kills Grendel's mother in her underwater lair.
Trait 7- Faces Supernatural Foes/ Supernatural Help
Description: Before a hero can be celebrated, he must first be recognized in home country as a heroic person Explanation: Beowulf is beloved by the Geats and strongest of the Geats. He is eventually glorified for his defeat with Grendel, and later for his defeat with Grendel's mother.
Description: Hero is not a braggart or willing to take applause. Explanation: Beowulf is not trying to seek glory or frame. He was motivated by the idea that he is meant to rid the monsters (Grendel)
Description: Most heroes receive aid from a god or battle some superhuman enemy Explanation-Beowulf fights Grendel and his mother who are both supernatural enemies.