The Wife's Lament And Beowulf Comparison

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The story of Beowulf is an Epic Tale of a hero named Beowulf. Then, the poem known as “The Wife’s Lament”, is about a woman in exile and awaiting for the return of her exiled husband. the stories may differ entirely, but their themes are similar. Both, have the theme of anger and betrayal. The woman's sense of anger and her feelings to betrayal is developed through her word choice. Through her exile "bear the anger" that her husband dealt with during his exile (Stanford). Being banished from her home enraged her. The humiliation and lost of her husband was unbearable. In addition, she has developed a hatred toward this man and her in-laws' treasonous actions. The Wife wishes they will carry "in the breast a crowd of sorrow" for their "plott

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