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Verily, A Boast

After reading Beowulf, I was tasked with writing a boast, in keeping with Anglo-Saxon culture, about myself:
You may not yet have heard my name; you will. 274 more words


A Modern Flyting Match

Debate: my dictionary defines this as ” a systematic contest of speakers in which two points of view of a proposition are advanced with proof.” Really? 284 more words


How "Northern Courage" and ofermōde help Beowulf stand out

In my wanderings to find something to write about for this week’s news post, I came across this article from A Tolkienist Perspective: Northern Courage, Ofermōde and Thorin Oakenshield’s last stand… 778 more words


Grendel's Mother & Beowulf

He was here. And she wasn’t wasting anymore time. She’d watched her son crawl into their home, bleeding and in agony – barely able to conduct coherent sentences. 732 more words


British Literature 09/23/16

Assignment Summary at a Glance:

  • Complete the vocabulary worksheet (or game!) that your classmate so lovingly prepared for you.  Review vocabulary words for QUIZ in class next week.
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