Compare And Contrast Ishtar And Grendel's Mother

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A few similarities are prevalent when comparing Ishtar to Grendel’s mother. Both characters are fierce, vengeful worriers who are ill-tempered when they do not get what they desire to have from others. Ishtar is the Goddess of war who has an earnest desire for love. When she feels that she has been rejected, her evil side is portrayed. The other, Grendel’s mother, has killed many men to protect her son. For example, she would do anything for her son. This portrays human values that make literature much more interesting to the reader. When readers can relate to the values and experiences in the literature, they are more interested. Ishtar wants the hero’s love and will stop at nothing to get it, while Grendel’s mother will stop at nothing to

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