Today we continued reading Death of a Salesman, making it to page 41 in class. At the end of class we journaled in our notebooks about Arthur Miller’s manipulation of time in the play:
How does the shifting of time hlep tell the story and show the character? Use the page #s 30-33, 35, and 40-41 to explain how these time shifts reveal something about one of the main themes of the play, the American Dream.
Today we continued reading Beowulf in class, getting to line 650. We paused on Beowulf’s big speech on page 13 to address the following question:
–What are the values of the Danish and Geat societies, and where do we see these qualities in our hero, Beowulf?
*As always, use evidence from the text.
Read the next two sections: The “The Feast” and “The Troll-Wife Avenges Grendel.” This will bring you to line 910. Here’s a pdf of the text: beowulf