Grendel comes up from the misty hills moving quickly to Herot to feast. Filled with hatred knowing a soldier is going to be killed. He sits and watches Beowulf's men and snatches one of the helpless sleep soldiers. Beowulf awakens and react fast to one of his men being slaughtered. They fight for so long Beowulf tears his arm off in combat and Grendel takes his arm and runs runs to hishome, the marshes and later dies.
Thou he doesnt know the true outcome of his beliefs he wasnt conscious of his own or other peoples lives but instead focused on his natural wanted defeat. "Human eyes were watching his evil steps, waiting to see his swift hard claws, Grendel snatched the first Geat he came to, ripped him apart, cut his body to bits with his powerful jaws." [ Lines 414 - 424 ] The "human eyes" referring to the eyes of Beowulf who was explained tobe watching Grendel "dismantle" one of his own warriors. In which an epic hero is someone who is on a quest, risks his or her life for the glort of fame and embodies the ideals and or values of his or her cultuer in which all the listed essential of an epic hero clearly resembles Beowulf. In contrasr to Beowulf, Grendel is envious, resentful, and angry toward all human kind for the fact that he feels as thou God blesses all b ut the ogre he is, and thinks he could never be blessed.
His son, a younger and more modern Satyr, tries to tell the truth to the Cyclops in an attempt to help Odysseus. After an argument, the Cyclops brings Odysseus and his crew inside his cave and eats some of them. Odysseus manages to sneak out and is stunned by what he has witnessed. He thinks of a scheme to get the Cyclops drunk and burn out his single eye with a giant poker after he has passed out from inebriation. The Cyclops and Silenus drink together, while Silenus tries to hog the wine for himself.
Heroes all share the characteristic of their willingness to die in their effort to accomplish their heroic act, thus making the act in itself heroic. Throughout the epic, Beowulf in many ways exhibited all the qualities and characteristics needed to be a true hero. Grendel’s attack on the mead hall was much unexpected. Grendel is your classic "outcast." Because of the sins of his forefathers, specifically Cain who killed his brother Abel, Grendel and other descendants of Cain were banished by God.
They immediately jump to arms and decide to vanquish Death. They set off at once to find and kill Death. During their travels they meet an old man in tears. He claims he has traveled the world searching for Death to take him, as he is old and weary. The youths become enraged by hearing the name Death demand to know where he hides.
Grendel the Destroyer Grendel, The Destroyer, as he was called in chapter 9 of Gardners book, Grendel. Grendel, written by John Gardner is a novel about a monstrous creature named Grendel, and how he wants to fit into human society but how he ends up trying to kill it. Throughout the book, Grendel is pictured as many things ranging from a misunderstood antihero to a monstrous creature. He is a monstrous creature because he murders without remorse, he enjoys killing, he doesn’t kill in self defense, and he knows he could choose not to kill but does so anyways. I know grendel is a monstrous creature because he kills without remorse throughout the entire book.
“He examined the house with brief deliberation. Then with the same deliberation he turned; the boy watched him pivot on the food leg and was the stiff foot drag around the arc of the turning, leaving a final long and fading smear (519).” This quotation shows his hatred toward the wealthy. Abner examines the house and sees its perfection for a final time. He takes his revenge upon Major de Spain’s success by leaving a mark on the rug from the manure on his shoe. The final example of his vengefulness is the strongest.
An allegory is a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. In the story, a terrible disease called the Red Death struck the country. It’s incredibly fatal and gruesome, and it had already killed off half the kingdom. The ruler of the kingdom, Prince Prospero, does not care about the decease of his kingdom and proceeds to throw a masquerade ball in his mansion far away in the woods. During the ball a masked person appears and he portrays a frightening corpse who died of the Red Death.
First of all, Macbeth is evil since he became a murderer. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth was a war hero who was honorable. He was celebrated as a brave soldier and rewarded with a new title from the king. However, after he has been told by the three witches that he will eventually become a king of Scotland, he immediately kill King Duncan. This was a evil decision that he made for the first time.
Grendel is also called the “kindred of Cain” because later in the poem he will kill many of Hrothgar’s people. Grendel is a large humanoid monster whom Beowulf has to cling to in order to rip off his arm. The arm that Beowulf rips off has large claws. The poem says that “[e]ach finger-nail strong steel most resembled” (60). Grendel’s arm also has sharp spikes which Beowulf says were dangerous for him when he was on top of Grendel.