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Beowulf

Beowulf is an epic Anglo-Saxon poem about a monster-slaying Viking hero named Beowulf. Like Perseus, Beowulf comes from a foreign land and helps a kingdom get rid of a monster that has been menacing the kingdom. In this story, though, there's no damsel in distress.

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