I. Geography - word bank - fill in the blank. Study the map.
II. Who's who? Family Trees
III. Literary Devices: Identify the Examples
IV. Passage Analysis: Speaker, Audience, Context, Significance (Literary Devices and Themes).
Select 2 of the 3 passages.
V. Short Essay: TBA on the end of the poem.
We will discuss this more next week, bur for now, so you may think ahead:
Essay Due: Next Thursday, September 26th.
Write a persuasive argumentative essay, answering the following question:
Why read the epic poem, Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney?
Your introduction should outline the major points of your essay. The thesis should be the last sentence of your intro.
Body paragraphs: A. Epic Poem B. Beowulf C. Heaney translation
Conclusion: In answering the question, ultimately, what personal meaning did you find?
Multi-paragraph essay: 3-4 pages.