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Beowulf's explanation

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After proving Unferth wrong, what does Beowulf suggest is the reason Grendel can so easily attack the Danes?

A

"beer [does most of their] talking" (529)

B

"oh, cursed is he
who in time of trouble has to thrust his soul
in the fire's embrace" (183-185)

C

"I don't boast when I say
that neither you nor Breca were ever much
celebrated for swordsmanship" (583-585).

D

"Unferth, if you were truly
as keen or courageous as you claim to be
Grendel would never have got away with
such unchecked atrocity" (590-593).

E

"often, for undaunted courage, fate spares the man it has not already marked" (572-573).