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After making it past the coast-guard, Beowulf comes to the court of Hrothgar where we catch a glimpse of his Queen Wealhtheow, serving as cup-bearer and, presumably, peace-weaver.

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[Note that most things connected with the dragon and the treasure hoard and where it is hidden has highly varying sizes and locations, as a right-brain' story might, as opposed to the objective description of other incidents.] Beowulf [wonders if he has broken God's laws somehow] makes shield of iron.


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Discuss Ch 2-3 Assign 4-7Author(s) 'lessoning' by multiple authors [Didactic]-Simple tale of original authors--Fitting it to the 'rightness' of the world, as they see it.


The English Teacher; Beowulf Lesson Plans

As is mentioned elsewhere in the website, when writing lesson plans, teachers should keep in mind that they are "teaching students" rather than simply"teaching Beowulf" or some other topic.

Beowulf lesson plans: A for teachers of secondary school English.

which contains the epic of Beowulf was written about 1000 A.D.,the poem itself was known and had been elaborated upon for centuries by minstrels whorecited the heroic exploits of the son of Ecgtheow and nephew of Hygelac, King of the Geats,whose kingdom was what is now Southern Sweden."
The earliest surviving epic poem written in English, was most likely"composed in the seventh or eighthcentury, but being more precise depends on where one believesthe poem wascomposed.

Ðá wæs on burgum Béowulf Scyldinga

53. Now Beowulf [Beow] bode in the burg of the Scyldings,54. leader beloved, and long he ruled55. in fame with all folk, since his father had gone56. away from the world, till awoke an heir,57. haughty Healfdene, who held through life,58. sage and sturdy, the Scyldings glad.59. Then, one after one, there woke to him,60. to the chieftain of clansmen, children four:61. Heorogar, then Hrothgar, then Halga brave;62. and I heard that—was—'s queen,63. the Heathoscylfing's helpmate dear.64. To Hrothgar was given such glory of war,65. such honor of combat, that all his kin66. obeyed him gladly till great grew his band67. of youthful comrades.