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Enjoy learning about one of the earliest English works, Beowulf, as you work through Progeny Press' Christian literature study guide on this epic poem.
Beowulf chronicles a hero's exploits as northern European clans teeter between Christianity and old religions. A monster, Grendel, has attacked the hall of King Hrothgar, bringing death and chaos for 12 years. With boldness and God's help, Beowulf, hero of the Geats, travels to the land of the Danes to repeatedly free them from evil's grasp, burning his name into the pages of history.
This Progeny Press guide includes features about:
- The author
- Vocabulary, critical thinking, & analysis
- Literary Techniques: context, alliteration, kennings, maxims, characterization, Anglo-Saxon boasts, foreshadowing, irony, allusions, comparison/contrast, tone, synonyms, structure, plots, and the role of the hero.
- Character Values/Concepts: leadership, authority, fate, boasting, fame, immortality, death, revenge, care for the needy, putting God first, wealth.
- Activities/Writing Assignments include mapwork, crosswords, essays, wordsearches, poetry assignments, art, drama, cooking, and other types of exercises. Topics covered include: manuscripts, music, folk heroes, burial mounds, mead halls, swords, runes, dragons, journalism, women in Anglo-Saxon history, architecture, and chain mail.
- A living reading list by the same author and other books like Beowulf
This CD-ROM version contains PDFs (which work on Mac and Windows). With interactive features, students can enter their answers directly on the computer and save their work (Note: Mobile Devices/Tablets may require an alternative app that supports and saves fillable form fields). Conveniently print what you need, when you need it - great for use with multiple students! Answer key file included!
PLEASE NOTE: the text references the edition of Beowulftranslated by Seamus Heaney, which is required and must be purchased separately.
Genre: British Lit
|Title: Beowulf Study Guide PDF CD-Rom|
By: Michael Poteet
Format: Compact disc
Vendor: Progeny Press
Publication Date: 2011
|Weight: 3 ounces|
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