"Of Cain, murderous creatures banished by god"Theme: The need for communityPlot: Grendel Has been terrorizing the local Dane's
"Beowulf, you've come to us in friendship, and because of the reception your father found at our court."Themes: Honor and LoyaltyPlot: Beowulf of the Geets comes to kill Grendel in honor of King Hrothgar
The Battle with Grendel's Mother
"He twisted in pain, and the bleeding sinews deep in his shoulder snapped, muscle and bone split and broke."Theme: Good triumphs Evil Plot: Beowulf just killed Grendel in battle and has saved the Dane's from his attacks
Beowulf's Final Battle
"For the battle you win!"Themes: Honor, Loyalty, Boasting is ArrogantPlot: Grendel's Mother comes back and snatches the arm of her son and kills Hrothgar's closest friend
"Blade had dissolved in Grendel's steaming blood, boiling even after his death"Theme: Good triumphs Evil, Honor, Loyalty, and BraveryPlot: Beowulf goes after Grendel's Mother and finds a magical sword to kill Grendel's Mother where it disappears to its base.
"A beaten warrior. None of his comrades came to him, helped him, his brave and noble followers; they ran for their lives.Theme: Brotherhood, Loyalty, HonorPlot: Beowulf is deserted by disloyal men when he needs it most in his fight against the dragon where he dies.