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Grendel and Grendel’s mother are a response to and embody the the Anglo-Saxon’s collective fears of the unknown, since Grendel and his mom are both mysterious and supernatural. Unlike the Dane’s who are human and only have certain abilities, Grendel (insert quote about his body being different-not able to cut). He is literally different from those like Hrothgar and his people, as he possesses physical qualities that are foreign to them. There is a fear of Grendel because he is different, and people are typically scared of what they do not understood. Even greater than being physically different, Grendel goes against the core ideals of the Anglo Saxon’s where brotherly love is valued, as he (insert a quote about Grendel being like Cain and then

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