Not only does he plunge into the terrifying lake but he goes to fight Grendel’s mother alone. All the witnesses are amazed he completed such a task. Thorin demonstrates this similarly in his fight against Azog. Azog is a monstrous, pale orc that murders any foes, including Thorin’s grandfather and father, in his way of conquering others. Thorin bravely battles against this enemy with nothing but his weapon and a tree branch as a shield.
It is important to note that this supernatural being is one of Cain’s clan who was banished by the Creator for killing Abel. “Cain got no good from committing that murder/Because the Almighty made him anathema/And out of the curse of this exile there sprang /Ogres and elves and evil phantoms” (Heaney 109-12). In other words, monsters are created and ostracized on behalf of Cain’s action. Grendel is destined to be an atrocious demon, similar to the caste system where people are unable to move up a caste. Furthermore, the creature can be related to the character, Ralph, from the movie Wreck-It Ralph, where they both are rejected and mistreated only for being what they are.
Throughout the play, Macbeth himself became more vicious and once he knew that Banquo was suspicious of him murdering Duncan, he hired murderers to kill Banquo and Fleance in the woods. Before Macbeth hired the murders, he made sure that the murders knew that Banquo was their enemy by saying “So is he mine, and in such bloody distance That every minute of his being thrusts Against my near'st of life”
The creature murdered many innocent people knowing his in this pursuit of righteousness how it would so harshly effect Victor. “My own vampire, my own spirit let loose from the grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me” (Clemit). The creature as shown, was Victor’s own ugliness created into a horrid being; destroying all that made him happy in the world. “Shelly could be using the monster as a symbol for our own ugliness or the animal side of man’s nature. Although the monster appears to be the cause of fear and prejudice, he might stand for our ugly and violent reaction to something unknown and different” (Skuola.net).
The poem Beowulf is an Epic Poem that shows defeat, courage, strength, honor, and much more. Beowulf was written at least two hundred years previous to AD 1000 and before that was most likely sang or talked about (Oral Tradition). There may have been excessive amounts of Beowulf, but due to viking raids they were most likely destroyed. The poem started out with talking about Scyld Scefing. The first fifty lines of the poem is all about Scyld Scefing and all of his greatest and extended accomplishments.
Another mother-son relationship is that Iraz the woman who meet with Hatçe in prison, she is imprisoned because her son is murdered and after that, she burnt up the house that belongs to murderers of his son. In this part of novel, there is also strong connection between family members as a similar example of the first example which I
Grendel the ferocious monster of Cain who sneaks into the mead hall and snatches soldiers from their slumber to devour them in his marshy home. He represents physical evil because he’s up close and personal and will continue to do so until someone, Beowulf, comes and defeats them. There are many physical evils in this world and all the time you see them coming because they do not hide or pretend that they are not coming after you. And Grendel did just that he came after the soldiers and Beowulf, but what he didn’t expect was one of the sleeping soldiers to fight back. To be up front and physical with him as he was with the sleeping soldiers.
This experience allow the creature to realize his lack of a nurturing environment. When he meets Frankenstein’s younger brother he is called an “ogre” and a “hideous monster” (). Being constantly mistreated and not understanding why, causes the creatures to do such ill deeds. The creature begins killing and hurting others due to being faced with violence himself. The creature may have shown compassion to others if he had been taught compassion
One can also see the destructive impact of knowledge through the perspective of the creature. This is evident in that as he reads books and learns how different he is from humanity, he feels miserable and regrets being created. He becomes melancholic first, then vengeful towards his creator because he leads a cursed existence. He, the offspring of Victor’s knowledge, then destroys Victor’s life. His is the middle box, the 3rd frame, and the reader can see his side of the story, how knowledge has impacted him negatively through his eyes.
Grendel Grendel was the monster that was killing all of Hrothgar’s men. Grendel was evil, smart, and stealthy making him dangerous. Beowulf stopped Grendel but not before he killed many of people. Grendel was a descendant of Cain who was punished for killing his brother Abel. Since Grendel was born from evil he could never be happy which angered him when he heard all the people in Herot having a good time.
Perhaps the greatest similarity between Frankenstein and the Creature is their great hatred for one another. The Creature told Frankenstein himself that he " I declared everlasting war against the species, and more all, against him who had formed me and sent forth to this insupportable misery”(113). The Creature hates Frankenstein for not only creating him, but more so for abandoning him. Victor also hates the Creature, however for a different reason. Victor shouted in rage, "Scoffing devil!
Macduff does not want Macbeth to be king so he leaves scotland to create an army. Macduff 's absence makes Macbeth angry so he kills Macduff 's family and everyone in Macduff 's castle. After that Macduff 's army starts heading towards Macbeth 's castle to kill him. Lady Macbeth is going crazy because of all the killing that her husband has been doing and she has gone so crazy that she has gotten to the point where she kills herself. This is the point where Macbeth says “Life’s but a walking shadow...”
Then you see our second conflicts were She and Beowulf are clearly attracted to one another. Unferth gives him his own familial sword. Beowulf goes to the cavern to kill Grendel 's mother. He uses the Dragon Horn to light his way. But, taking the form of a naked, beautiful woman, she seduces him with promises of power.