The significance of Wiglaf’s Actions in Beowulf

What is the significance of Wiglaf’s actions in Beowulf?

To understand this question, you should know the attitudes and ideals that Beowulf expresses. Think about the values that people respected in the time of Beowulf. As you develop your ideas, think about the interaction between Beowulf, Wiglaf, and the rest of Beowulf’s men. Compare and contrast the characters of each person or group. Consider what happens after Beowulf dies. Use examples from the text to support you thoughts.

(Textbook Version of the Poem, only needs to be 600 words total)