Grendel was known to have attacked innocent soldiers, however; Beowulf attacks, and kills Grendel whereas, his mother will soon take out revenge on his killer. Grendel who is the monster, hated to see the men celebrate their joy after winning victories. In Return, it made Grendel Upset in the movie and textbook when he discovered the men celebrating he goes into the hall once they all were asleep and attacked him. It upsets the Danes that he had killed their men. Beowulf then heard the news and gathered his strongest men to attack Grendel.
He left his land to go help Hrothgar at the mead hall. Beowulf then waited till the monster (Grendel) comes to attack at night again so he could fight and try to kill him, but he fatally wounds Grendel and later he did die. Another trial was when Grendel’s mother and Beowulf fought, and then killed her as well. He came back to Hrothgar’s mead hall with the trophy of Grendel’s head along with the arm that he already previously had. Beowulf got praised for the mighty battle and saving the rest of Hrothgar’s men.
Seeking revenge, Grendel’s mom slyly arrives at Herot and snatches only one victim. She had taken “Hrothgar’s closest friend, the man he most loved of all men on earth” (lines 18-19). Lastly, “she had carried off Grendel’s claw” to make her presence known throughout Herot. The great palace of Herot was stripped of it’s honor and death’s were traded between the monsters and the people of Herot. In conclusion, both the warriors of Herot and the monster’s had lost.
Above his face the goddess Skadi hung a venomous snake, which dripped its venom onto him. Sigyn, Loki’s wife, pitied him and stood above him in the cold, dark cave gathering the venom into a bowl so that her husband would not suffer. Only when the bowl was full and she had to empty it he would feel the pain of the drops and twitch and shake then the whole world would quake. Loki would not break free until the final days of the world, where he is known as the one who brings about the judgment day, Ragnarök. There he fights alongside the giants against the gods in the final battle.
He always fought to save the people, not for glory or treasures. For example, the Danes were facing Grendel, a terrible monster that would kill their people at their meadhall mercilessly. The king, Hrothgar, and his men attempted multiple times to kill Grendel, but never succeeded. Beowulf of the Geats, heard of the Danes’ problem and offered to help defeat Grendel. In the text he states, “Many deeds of note have I done in my life, and now the reports of the monster Grendel have brought me to your land...So now I am come, my lord King, to fight single-handed against this Grendel.” Beowulf is part of another tribe and is willingly offering to help the Danes.
Before they begin their duel Inigo has a flashback of his father and his attachment with the sword. The book describes it as the greatest sword since Excalibur, equipped with the strongest metals in all the land as well as a jewel encrusted guard. It was truly a work of art. The reader can conclude that the author intended for the beauty of the sword to represent the beauty that Inigo sees in his father. In the final chapter of the book, Inigo completes his life, lifelong quest when he kills the person that has haunted him his entire life.
Grendel 's mother however put up a fight for Beowulf, Grendel 's mother came for revenge against Beowulf killing her son. Beowulf cut her neck off with the giant sword that only he could lift, everyone else was too weak. Beowulf 's last battle was against the mighty dragon,
My soldiers laid their hands upon my back and channelled their godly powers into my body. I bellowed in pain as I pointed my sword at the king of Persia and sent a beam of pure, divine destruction through him. I then directed the beam through the army, carving a swathe of destruction until my godly power was spent. Half of the Persian armies army’s torsos fell, separated at the waist by my power. Then with the last of my strength I charged the remaining half army of Persians, leaping over corpses to strike down the 20,000 men who were still standing.
In a different land, a slave stole treasure from a dragon, incurring the wrath and fury when he would awaken. The dragon would roam the lands destroying villages and kingdoms due to the dishonor of being robbed. Eventually, the dragon came across Beowulf's land and destroyed his home and hall, being defenseless against a dragon's fire Beowulf could do nothing. In response to the burning of his land, Beowulf gathered another group of warriors and went to get their revenge. During the battle with the dragon all of his warriors fled save one who fought with him until the end.
“So times were pleasant for the people there until finally one, a fiend out of hell, began to work his evil in the world” (Beowulf 9).Beowulf defeats the demon Grendel without any weapons showing how strong he is. As Grendel is trying to retreat, Beowulf rips his arm off which is hung in the Mead Hall as a trophy. Grendel withdrew back to his home in the swamps where he dies. In reaction to her son’s death, Grendel’s mother; a woeful monster; seeks revenge. “Grendel’s mother, monstrous hell-bride, brooded on her wrongs” (Beowulf 89).
And famous fighter, but his claws and teeth...beating at my sword blade, would be helpless. I will meet him with my hands empty-unless his heart fails him, seeing a soldier waiting weaponless, unafraid. Let God in His wisdom extend His hand where He wills, reward whom he chooses!" (677-687). Grendel began to creep up on the warriors, tears the door off its hinges and eats a warrior while Beowulf watches.
Then Beowolf dove in after the other serpents descended into the depths, but he was snatched up as he neared the bottom by the She-troll. Crashing through the ceiling of her hovel he was greeted by a series of attacks meant to gorge his eyes out. As the battle raged on blood from both adversaries seeped up to the surface, discouraging the waiting men above that their contender was alive. Far below the decisive blow was struck from a magical sword, the head of the She-troll rolled to a stop inform of her son granting her one last look at her son before death tighten its grasp upon
For example, In a version of Beowu lf by John Gardner, Grendel tells the story and many missing points are clarified such as why Grendel is immune to weapons, why he attacks to the mead-hall and what he thinks during all that bloodshed. In the epic, Grendel attacks the mead hall of King Hrothgar and no weapon could hurt that ‘’beast’’ while many mighty warriors are killed by him until the hero, Beowulf comes to succor. He ‘’scorns’’ to kill him with a sword. Instead, they fight each other with bare hands and Grendel is defeated. When reading the text, the question why Grendel could not be killed by any weapon while Beowulf end his life with his bare hand, arises in readers’ mind.
Enraged, the monster kills Henry and plants the evidence on Victor. After his acquittal, Victor returns home and marries Elizabeth. On the night before their wedding, Victor leaves to confront the monster, only to return and find the monster taunting him with Elizabeth’s lifeless body. Victor’s father dies of grief, leading Victor to seek revenge, marking the shift to Robert Walton’s concluding frame narrative. Robert acknowledges that much like Victor, he is overly-ambitious, and therefore agrees to head home.