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Grendel Frankenstein an analysis of the two monsters and their superiority to mankind I saw a creature naked bestial Who squatting upon the ground Held his heart in his hands I said Is it good friend It is bitter-bitter he answered And because it is my heartThis reflects how both Grendel and Frankenstein must have felt during their lonely lives Seeking friends the fiends found enemies seeking hope they found hateNeilson back page The monsters simply want to live as the rest of us live But in our prejudice of their kind we banish them from our elite society Who gave society the right to judge who is acceptable and who is not A better question might be who is going to stop them The answer no one Therefore society continues to alienate the undesirables of our community Some of the greatest minds of all time have been socially unacceptable Albert Einstein lived alone and rarely wore the same color socks Van Gogh found comfort only in his art and the woman who consistently denied his passion Edgar Allen Poe was different to say the least Just like these great men Grendel and Frankenstein do not conform to the societal model Also like these men Grendel and Frankenstein are uniquely superior to the rest of mankind Their superiority is seen through their guile to live in a society that ostracizes their kind their true heroism in place of societys romantic view and the ignorance on which societys opinion of them is formedGrendel though he needs to kill to do so functions very well in his own sphere Grendel survives in a hostile climate where he is hated and feared by all He lives in a cave protected by firesnakes so as to physically as well as spiritually separate himself from the society that
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