Much like the cat in the play, the novel Grendel by John Gardner, also holds a beast curious about his life and surroundings Similarly, having no definition of good would make evil, too, a non-existent idea Grendel 's The Death Of A Loved One - Despite her evil actions, it is evident that there is less malice in her than Grendel and she is less of a symbol of pure evil than he is.
He is given kennings, called names, referred to as the evil spawn of Cain, and even viewed as a monster; but why? They were very fond of Shakespeare and loved to recite literature Heroism is often painted with a protagonist, which causes some acts of heroism to be overlooked when an antagonist follows the heroic code.
He captures the reader by giving an interesting view of order and chaos, good and evil, hero and monster, allowing the monsters point of view to be seen. Grendel is an alienated individual who just wants to be a part of something.
Beowulf shows he is a hero through both his wisdom and fortitude throughout his adventures.