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Wiglaf is very similar to Beowulf. First, he is very courageous and strong and is also very faithful to his master. This is shown in the end of the story when Beowulf fights the dragon and Wiglaf refuses to leave him. He is willing to fight the dragon with his lord. Wiglaf tells the other warriors who are afraid to help Beowulf when he fights the dragon, "I remember that the time we drank mead, when we promised our lord in the beer-hall, him who gave us these rings-that we would repay him for the war-arms if a need like this befell him." (Norton, 61.) So, Wiglaf proves his fate and his courage here when he goes to help Beowulf.

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