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As children some people go through tough times This brings outthe best in some of us and the worst in others These actionscancause a person to go one of two ways They can either growstronger because of the experiences or they can become selfpitying InBeowulfBeowulf talks about how he was resented as achild InGrendelGrendel did not like his mom and had trouble inhishousehold Beowulfs strive for recognition and Grendelsattempt to fit in led to their deathsBeowulf jumped at any chance he had in order to get fame andfortune Beowulf was so focused on becoming famous and gainingwealth he forgot about any dangerinvolved in the action he musttake to reach the fame and fortune Other people in Beowulfslife recognize that he is foolsh for not realizing the dangercoming to him in his efforts to becoming rich and famousHrothgar the king of the Danes says to Beowulf Youre Beowulfare you-the same boastful fool who fought the swimming matchwith Brecca both of you daring and young and proud exploringthe deepest seas risking your lives for no reason but thedangerBeowulfpg 39 Hrothgar is astonished asto whyBeowulf would risk his life just to be known throughout thecountry He thinks it is idiotic to be so self centered thatyou could just risk you life for the fame Beowulf only doeshis actions out of the need to become famous The book statesButBeowulf longed only for fameand leaped back intobattleBeowulfpg 71 This directly states that Beowulf only wantedfame and did not care about his safety He would rather beinjured and famous than be healthy and not have fame Sometimesa narcissistic person will forget about everything includingpersonal health and even life itself in order to be rememberedfor the deeds they didAs a child Grendel hated his mother Parents are a major aspectof how someones life turns out Because Grendel does not havea good relationship with his mother it causes him to look topeople that will lead him into the wrong direction and willlater lead
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