In Beowulf, there are several instances within the epic that reflect qualities of the warrior culture of the time in which the epic was composed—especially the values of honor, physical strength, and respectfulness.

In 2-3 paragraphs, identify at least 2 instances within Beowulf portraying one or more of these values central to the warrior culture (point to specific lines or passages). What do these moments reveal about the real-life warrior culture of the time? And how do those values contribute either to actions within the poem or the narrative comments sprinkled throughout it?

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