Posts filed under: Acd Eng 2022-2023

Drafting Your Research Paper

Writing a research paper on a bildungsroman, or coming-of-age novel, can be a challenging task. But with the right approach, you can craft an essay that not only showcases your... Read More

Digital Resources (2022-2023)

Listed below are the digital resources we will use for your senior research paper. There are various options to choose from and I suggest you look through all of them... Read More

Time To Brag!

As we finish up our study of Beowulf, your final written assignment (Boast) is due at the end of this week (Friday – October 21, 2022). This should be a... 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 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

Grendel Attacks

Today we read about 150 lines or so… just enough to finally see Grendel attack! If you were absent, please read to get caught up. I included the lines we... 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