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Why Wiglaf helps

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Wiglaf's initial reason for standing by Beowulf is the thought of "the bountiful gifts bestowed on him" by this king (2606).

What aspect of Anglo-Saxon culture does this demonstrate?

A

Reward in exchange for service.

B

The value of greed.

C

The value of selfless loyalty.

D

The possession of gifts garners favor in court.

E

Gifts must be returned if not used.