Why do you think story tellers give Grendel a mother and how does their relationship affect the message of the poem?

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In my opinion, Grendel is given a mother in order to highlight his humanity. Grendel is cursed, and he is a monster among men, but he is also a part of a family..... he has the capacity to love and be loved.