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Unformatted text preview: characteristics, such as a common language, to humans he cannot adapt in their society amongst them because of his outward appearance. The people are gathering together and singing a song. This unity disgusts Grendel and it emotionally hurts him since he has spent his entire life without any worthy interactions, his only interactions occurring with the sky or other inanimate objects. Q3. What is the significance of the season of spring in this chapter? Ans. The archetypal meaning of spring is progression and new beginnings. Thus, the novel begins with the season of spring. But, regardless of what season it is, it is essentially meaningless to Grendel as he embodies nihlistic existentialist views such as the meaninglessness of life....
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