Examines “the importance of communal responsibilities, particularly dealing with matters of loss and recompense” in the supporting narrative material of the Beowulf poem. This theme provides “a key for understanding the relationship between the main events of the poem and the supporting sub-stories.”
"Loss and Recompense: Responsibilities in Beowulf,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 18
, Article 8.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol18/iss2/8
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