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The Spirit Level by Seamus Heaney

My father hated DIY whatever its shape and size.  He had an old, brown canvas bag of tools that lived on the floor of the shed and only he was allowed to open.  709 more words

Whitbread Book Of The Year

Better than you remembered

“In truly good writing no matter how many times you read it you do not know how it is done. That is beacause there is a mystery in all great writing and that mystery does not dissect out. 217 more words

Fantasy Fiction

Beowulf Now Playable In 'Skullgirls' Endless Beta

He may be rough around the edges, but the fourth crowdfunded DLC character for Skullgirls Encore has been added to the Endless Beta on PC. 190 more words

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Meanderings on Hrothgar and closely watching words (ll.642-651)

Abstract
Translation
Recordings
Meandering through analysis: Hrothgar’s departure
Delving deeply into three words
Closing

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Abstract

It’s party time in Heorot until Hrothgar, noticing the imminent falling of darkness, decides it’s time to call it a night. 1,505 more words

Translation

Lights In the Dark

Lights
(single file)
like flares
rise over mountains
fall into valleys.

Beowulf’s long-suffering dragon
come to claim a throne
generations after its continued
inevitable defeat.

Poetry

Day 24: Spies & Beowulf

My children received their spy kit tonight. Oh Scholastic how I love thee?! The big hit of course were the spy glasses that allow you to see things behind you. 168 more words

Beowulf 3

  1. Is the dragon a greater or lesser threat than Grendel?
  2. What differences do you find between Beowulf’s fight with the dragon and his earlier encounters with Grendel and Grendel’s mother?
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