THESIS: Through the language that he uses, Grendel realizes that he has meaning.
In the passage on pages 79 “ 80, Grendel has just begun to launch his raids on man. He realizes that he has been transformed and he discovers that he has become something. Specifically, he says, "I had become, myself, the mama I'd searched the cliffs for once in vain ¦I had become something, as if born again (80). In this example, one can see the meaning that Grendel has been searching for through the language that he uses. He h