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Mankinds Cruelty Kids can be so rude yet truthful Before they have a chance to grow into gentle compassionate understanding men and women children unfortunately have a naturally rude self This sense of self comes automatically with life It is a matter of time before the family and the community molds children to reflect the current way of living Some parents try and mask what their children have to say Graduates from high school even college still remember some of the rudest things ever directed toward them were said in grade school In the novel Grendel by John Gardner the so-called monster observes the life of the Anglo-Saxon man Man yet who seems to be very developed and aged lives only to please himself These very early stages of human existence are self-centered Unfortunately natural instincts of man are destructively evil Mans natural self is evil which has been evident since his existence He can not control his natural instincts It is when one is born when evil and corrupt instincts begin Only when civilization teaches him is when he learns manners and rational thought Grendel watches how humans act which upsets but also confuses him because of their horrible and evil ways when he says They betrayed one shooting the other from behind for some reason or stealing the other groups gold some midnight or sneaking into bed with the others groups wives and daughters 37 Grendel is not used to this behavior he has never acted like this before Mans evil is astonishing to him which it should be Unfortunately this behavior is natural which scares Grendel He now is listening to the men talking They talked in something akin to my language which meant that they were incredibly related 36 Man is speaking to one another and Grendel over hears them After witnessing the horrible behavior of man this is upsetting to Grendel He realizes now that he is part of
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