Unformatted text preview: lack of humbleness. Grendel on the other hand is the typical antagonist. He terrorizes the Dances and kills for no reason. Although Beowulf’s heroism can be questioned when compared to today’s hero there is no doubt that the author shows him as the hero, protected by God and “ Grendel on the other hand is described as dark, from the marsh, and evil. He is even said to be bearing God’s hatred. While Beowulf has the power of God behind him. Grendel is clearly the antagonist villain by the opinion of the author. It is clearly seen with lines such as...
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- Spring '08