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+ Beowulf, etc. / Day 13 Submit VIP / Latin / motherhood / bards/scops + Review Disarm: take away a weapon; leave defenseless What does “dis” mean? “dis” = away from Mission: a duty one is sent to perform What does “miss” mean? “miss” = send Indiscreet = not discreet What does “in” mean? “in” = not, hear Audible = able to be heard What does “aud” mean? “aud” = hear + TRANS / PORT Make a list of all the words you can come up with that have either the prefix or root of the word “transport”. Translation: rendering in another language with the same meaning Translucent: allowing light to pass through diffusely Porter = one who carries things, as baggage Import = to bring in goods; as, from a foreign country What do you think each part means? Prefix: trans = across Root: port = carry + Essential Questions: Why do people tell stories? How are stories constructed? What is a hero? What is a true friend? What is a good leader? How does modern literature connect to literature of the past? + Mummy Dearest Brainstorm: what are the attributes of motherhood? Let’s read about Grendel’s MUMMY… Now, generate a list of words which describe Grendel and Grendel’s mother What is the connotative meaning of these descriptions? What is the purpose of Grendel and his mummy in the epic? + Why is oral tradition important (consider the documentary) What is the role of the bard? Poem within a poem (framed narrative) Record any piece you can recite from memory in part or in entirety Share recitation with partner and discuss implications of what you can remember and recite + Homework Finish reading/annotating Beowulf for: Literary devices Characterization Word choice / diction Syntax / structure Answering essential questions Connecting with the Heroic Cycle Comparative / analytical essay on the horizon