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Cyclical predictions

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Since the poem is structured around the concept of cyclicality (it begins and ends with a funeral, it has a cycle of younger men helping older men), what might the creative reader anticipate after finishing the poem?

A

The Geats will fall to their enemies and eventually die out.

B

The Geats will fall to their enemies but rise again a generation later.

C

Wiglaf, too young for his new position, will fail the Geats and cause their demise.

D

Wiglaf will become a powerful ruler and fight a monster of his own.

E

Wiglaf will become a powerful ruler and then fall to pride.