For this assignment, you will use supporting evidence from Beowulf, Emerson?s “Heroism,” and your notes to answer one of these questions in an 8-10 sentence essay:
Would Emerson consider Beowulf a hero? Look at his description of heroism in the excerpts you?ve read to determine your answer. Use the Option A Writing Organizer to collect your thoughts before writing.
You can revisit previous lessons or use these links to reference the excerpts you?ve previously read:
Excerpt 1: Grendel
Excerpt 2: Beowulf
Excerpt 3: Grendel Arrives
Excerpt 4: The Battle Begins
Excerpt 5: Conclusion of the Battle
Excerpt 6: Emerson?s ?Heroism?
Be sure to use summarizing, paraphrasing, and properly punctuated direct quotations to support your ideas.