Posts filed under: Acd Eng 2021-2022

Senior Research Paper Details

As we begin our journey to develop our Senior Research Paper, I want to have a landing place for all of our documents. You should be able to find everything... Read More

Time To Brag!

As we finish up our study of Beowulf, your final written assignment (Boast) is due next week (Tuesday – October 12, 2021). This should be a fun assignment that gives... Read More

The Final Demise Of Beowulf

Today we wrapped up our reading of Beowulf by watching him succumb to the mortal injuries of the Dragon. Remember to finish up the study guide and the Epic Hero... Read More

Beowulf Defeats The Dragon

Today we took one step closer to finishing Beowulf’s epic journey. After jumping 50 years into the future, we see the aged hero struggle to defeat the dragon. With the... Read More

A Mother’s Revenge!

The cheerful celebration at Heorot was short lived as Grendel’s mother wasted little time before seeking her revenge. Today’s reading saw the Danish kingdom once again under siege by a... Read More

Celebration At Heorot!

After defeating Grendel, Hrothgar celebrates the heroic actions of Beowulf as the entire kingdom of Denmark returns to Heorot now that the evil of Grendel has been purged. Many gifts... Read More

Beowulf Battles Grendel

Today we analyzed Beowulf’s first major battle with the monster Grendel. Make sure as you read, you continue to pay attention the language used to describe the monster. We see... Read More

Beowulf Meets Hrothgar

Today we covered Beowulf’s first meeting with Hrothgar and pledged his help in defeating Grendel. Review your notes for the following: Elements of the Epic Hero Unferth’s verbal attack toward... Read More

Beowulf Arrives

Our first two days we covered the history of the Danes starting with Shield Shiefson to the current King Hrothgar. We also looked at the discovery of Grendel, his lineage... Read More

Beowulf’s Opening Lines

Today we started our adventure into the world of Anglo-Saxon literature and the opening lines of Beowulf! As mentioned in class, we are going to read an analyze selected parts... Read More
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