how does wiglaf describe beowulf

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evelynguy3 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) eNoter

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Wiglaf suggests that though Beowulf was a great king, he might have been somewhat irresponsible in putting himself in danger by fighting the dragon. His death leaves his people at the mercy of strong opponents, that Beowulf caused them to have that danger by being brave in fighting, yet getting himself killed.