The Question and Answer section for Grendel is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Im sorry, you note an excerpt, but you haven't provided the necessary text. Please advise.
I'm sorry, this is a short-answer literature forum designed for text specific questions. We are unable to assist students with their ELA assignments. The answer to your question is character vs character. Any further ELA questions will be deleted....
The Shapers purpose is to move the plot.... to supply history, and to set the tone for the upcoming events. His talents as a bard (storyteller and musician) almost provide a narration.