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why didthe writers have Grendel being Hrothgar's son ?

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I think this made for a more understandable plot point for people, as most of them were, who had never read the play before. Hrothgar would have had made a deal with the Devil and Grendel would have been the consequence. It's the sort of bargain that we might see in Faust or Macbeth.