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At Beowulf's funeral,

"a Geat woman too sang out in grief;
with hair bound up, she unburdened herself
of her worst fears,
a wild litany of nightmare and lament" (3150-3153).

This Geatish woman fulfills the traditional female stereotype of the emotional woman, but she actually plays a very important role in the funeral. What is it?


The Geatish woman's mourning makes way for hope in the horror.


The Geatish woman highlights the inner feelings of the male Geats.


The Geatish woman helps the males to control their emotions.


The Geatish woman reflects the emotions the males cannot show.


The Geatish woman highlights the futility of life.

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