Module 4 Overview

English IV

“Strange things have been spoken, why does your heart speak strangely? The dream was marvellous but the terror was great; we must treasure the dream whatever the terror.”
N.K. Sandars, The Epic of Gilgamesh

Unit: The Epic Hero

This module spans heroes as they are presented across multiple cultures and times. From Beowulf and Gilgamesh to Sir Gawain, we will be looking at these texts -- both within their historical context and through a modern lens. We will also closely study the characters of these historical works.

Hero Humor

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Week 3 -- The Epic of Gilgamesh

Day 1: Review Module Overview & Read Gilgamesh Text

Day 2: Complete Gilgamesh Questions and Heroes Chart

Day 3: Read Grendel Discussion Post & Replies

Days 4-5: Enjoy your short week!

Joseph Campbell's Adventure of a Hero

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