The Question and Answer section for Beowulf is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
One major theme in Beowulf is loyalty. The sections "The Spoils" and "The Farewell" illustrate this theme through Beowulf's sacrifice of his own life in order to protect his people, as well as Wiglaf's loyalty to his King. Though terrified, he...
Beowulf sacrifices his life in order to protect his people. Wiglaf is willing to lose his life out of loyalty to his King. Love, loyalty, and duty sometimes require great sacrifice.
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