How does beowulf kill the dragon?

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In the poem, 'Beowulf', Beowulf kills the dragon with the help of Wiglaf. He attempts to kill the dragon on his own, but the dragon proves to be too much for him to handle on his own. Sensing that Beowulf is outmatched, Wiglaf enters to help. First, Beowulf uses his sword to strike the dragon and drives it way down to the bone, but it breaks off inside. The dragon bites Beowulf in the neck, poisoning him. At this point Wiglaf, stabs the dragon in the stomach and his hand gets burned. Beowulf then takes a knife from his mail shirt and stabs the dragon again, which finally kills it.
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