What happened in the Battle of Beowulf and Grendel?
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Correspondingly, what happens in the battle between Beowulf and Grendel?
Grendel and Beowulf battle each other violently. Beowulf's retainers draw their swords and rush to his aid, but their blades cannot pierce Grendel's skin. Finally, Beowulf tears Grendel's arm from his body at the shoulder and Grendel runs to his home in the marshes where he dies.
Subsequently, question is, why did Grendel and Beowulf fight? Beowulf goes to fight Grendel to help the people of Herot, but more importantly to gain glory for himself. He intends to fight the beast with his bare hands, and he does, and wins by doing so.
Keeping this in consideration, where did the battle happen in the story of the battle with Grendel?
In Beowulf, the battle with Grendel is set at Heorot, the royal hall of Hrothgar, the Danish king.
What is the story of Beowulf and Grendel all about?
A Danish king (Stellan Skarsgard) recruits a foreign warrior (Gerard Butler) to battle the vengeful son (Ingvar E. Sigurdsson) of a slaughtered troll.