learning goal: how can I enter the imaginative world of the poem?
guideposts and things to watch for
draw arrows on board-map, showing opening events and people
sounds in modern English (Heaney, line 1 ff.), sounds in Old English (U.Va, line 702b ff.)
meter (xxix; cf. tale of Siegmund 803ff.), kennings (ll. 10, 143, 258, etc.)
thole (lines 14, 411 & xxv-xxvi)
wyrd (xvii) “unknowable but certain”
time to read towards this week’s goal (l. 2000)