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Quote Challenge—Day 3

“Anyone with gumption and a sharp mind will take the measure of two things: what’s said and what’s done.”
Seamus Heaney (1939 – 2013) from…

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The Ten Things I'll Miss Most about Oregon

If, as your rich friends say, there are no gods, and the skies are dark above us, what should a man fight for, but the place where he had the Eden of childhood and the short heaven of first love?

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Monasticism

ENG 12 Unit 1.1 The Anglo-Saxon Epic and Literary Term Review

Warm-up: Review and discuss common literary terms (listed below). View video presentation regarding early English literature. (). Review and discuss notes regarding Beowulf and early British literature (listed after literary terms). 2,672 more words

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Grendel

20 Books of Summer 2015: Book 4

I hesitate to call John Gardner’s Grendel a modern Beowulf from the perspective of the monster, though that’s the first description to come to mind.  860 more words

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Words Matter

Before you spend any more of your valuable time reading, I thought I should let you know what you’re in for. Should you commit yourself? Should I be committed? 630 more words