The Role Of Monsters In Beowulf

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There have been many tales told around the world about monsters, but each has their own dwelling place. Although, they all have one thing in common: it is a dark place where no one dares to enter. Normally this would be a cave, swamp, or castle. No light may go past the front door. They lurk in the shadows, invisible as they hide behind the night sky. After they have done their evil deed, it’s time to go back to the darkness where they wait until the next night to strike again. Monsters have been categorized as the wicked, ferocious, and destructive characters in every tale told. They end up dying a dramatic death, like Grendel in “Beowulf” and always seem to have someone who is out for revenge for their death. They prey on the weak and steal
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