Essays on Grendel

Grendel is a character in the novel Grendel, by John Gardner. He is a monster who terrorizes the kingdom of Hrothgar, until he is eventually killed by the hero Beowulf.

Essay themes and ideas about Grendel

  • The Tragic Hero of Grendel
  • The Monster Within: The Tragic Figure of Grendel
  • Grendel as a Victim of Circumstance
  • Grendel: A Character Study
  • The Making of a Monster: Grendel’s Journey
  • Grendel: A Study in Evil
  • The Nature of Evil: Grendel as a Symbol
  • Grendel: The Anti-Hero
  • Grendel: A Study in Human Nature
  • Grendel: A Tragic Figure