Monday, November 16, 2015

Beowulf Catch-All Day (Friday)

Agenda:

  • Complete whatever you need to in order to catch up

  • Read the handouts on the Anglo-Saxon concept of fate, "wyrd." http://www.wyrdwords.vispa.com/heathenry/whatwyrd.html,http://norse-mythology.org/concepts/destiny-wyrd-urd/    Write a journal response explaining the extent to which wyrd plays a part in the story.  (They have these links in their e-mail.)  In another paragraph, please explain how wyrd compares with fate as it is presented in Oedipus Rex.


  • Homework
    • Complete essay for Friday 
    •  Finish reading Beowulf

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