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The Reading List for Life Part 1

When I was in eighth grade I had a fabulous English teacher. Her name was Ms. Dawson and I was an Honors Student, one of those in an advanced class. 551 more words


A Couple of Curiosities

There was the usual in-flow of books today.

Thursday, as I may have said before, is the day when a surprising number of people decide to have a clear out and then bring in boxes and bags, and more boxes of books. 292 more words

Bare Bones Paper: Monsters in Beowulf and Richard Wilbur’s “Beowulf”

  1. The incorporation of monsters or other mythological beasts for Beowulf to fight in the original poem, Beowulf, are eliminated almost entirely from Wiblur’s poem “Beowulf,” which shows that there is more to the legendary hero and king than merely the creatures he fought or the treasure he won.
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Beowulf 4

Discuss the role of women in this patriarchal world.


Beowulf 5

What attitudes and actions lead to Beowulf ’s downfall?



Say it with me everyone: Older does not equate better. Okay, now again for the people in the back. I’m going to apologize right now for all the Beowulf fans out there. 562 more words