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Grendel's alliteration

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In line 975, the translator describes Grendel as "hasped and hooped and hirpling with pain."

What does the alliteration in this line mirror?

A

Grendel's endurance of his snapping bones.

B

Grendel's exhaustion during the battle.

C

Grendel's exhilaration despite his loss.

D

Grendel's strength despite his pain.

E

Grendel's speed as he runs away.