“The Wife’s Lament,” like most Anglo--Saxon literature,carries no attribution to author. Many scholars suggestit
comes late in the period for a number of reasons. Craft an essay in which you examine this piece in light
of our discussion of other pieces of literature from the Old and Middle English periods. How does it semble other works (Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Seafarer, and other Canterbury Tales’s works)? How is it different, even unique?