Wed D / 11:45
Wed A / 1:50
Thu E / 1:50
learning goal: how can I improve the clarity, specificity and development of my PDF, with the help from a classmate? What specific instructions can I provide for my editor?
collect completed rubric from anyone planning to revise the tone-analysis paragraph
editing and re-submitting time (30′)
storyofenglishpodcast.com — cultural,linguistic, geographical background for Beowulf (first twelve minutes of episode 42)
listening to the translator read the opening Beowulf
HW: by class next week (Thu/Fri) read the first 1000 lines of the poem, keeping track (e.g., by taking notes) of how the characters would answer our course’s essential questions:
How do we handle struggle–external and internal?
Where do we see demons or monsters, and what makes them so?
What influences our responses to these demons and struggles?