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Sheldon 1Lindsay SheldonMr. MartinHonors British Literature7 October 2019Grendel Quote ActivityChapter 11.“The old ram stands looking down over rockslides, stupidly triumphant” (Gardner 5).a.The ram represents the Aries zodiac sign.2.“And so begins the 12th year of my idiotic war” (Gardner 5).a.Describing the 12th year of fighting with Hrothgar and his people. The 12represents all 12 zodiac signs.Chapter 21.“He shook his horns at me as if scornful” (Gardner 19).a.The bull he is referring to is the symbol of the Taurus Zodiac sign.2."The world is all pointless accident.. . . I exist, nothing else" (Gardner 22).a.This statement makes it clear the Grendel looks at the world as a solipsist would.Chapter 31.“I was so filled with sorrow and tenderness I could hardly have found it in my heart tosnatch a pig” (Gardner 44)a.This is a quote where Grendel decides to show his soft side in deciding not tosteal the pig.

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Grendel, Gardner, Astrological sign, Western astrology, Aries

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