"Could not hurt, the sharpest and hardest iron could not scratch at his skin, for that sin-stained demon had bewitched all men's weapons, laid spells that blunted every mortal man's blade. and yet his time had come , his days were over,his death near;down to hell he would go , swept groaning and helpless to waiting hands of still worse fiends . now he discovered once the afflictor of men ,tormentor of their days " line 482-489.
" we shall see, soon, who will survive this bloody battle , stand when the fighting is done. No one else could do what I mean to,here,no man but me could hope to defeat this monster. No man could try ". Line 680-685.
His Ego is his weakness
"oh sheltered of warriors and your people’s loved friend,that this one favor you should not refuse me - that I,alone and with the help of my men,may purge all evil from this hall. I heard,too that the monsters scorn of men .” LIne 163 - 167
this quote shows freedom to beowulf because he defeated the monster. So he could no longer harm or kill people in the kingdom . set the people of the kingdom free because they no longer have to stress bout living .
" Deep in murky darkness his miserable end , as hell opened to receive him". lines 552-553.
" Beowulf as he'd planned ; then it began to melt, and for the first time in his life that famous prince fought with fate against him,with glory denied him. He knew it ,but he raised his sword". lines 722-725
" Your ship will sail home with it's treasure-holds full."