Due Sunday, 9/17 before midnight
Write a short argument (500 words) addressing the following question:
- Why are certain themes and concerns from the medieval period still influencing popular culture?
- Your critical write-up should contain a thesis, outline specific themes, make use of textual evidence, and provide examples from pop culture
- You’re encouraged to use textual evidence from readings for Week 4 (Marie de France) as well as Beowulf.
- Critical Write-Ups are worth 25 points and will be graded based on critical thinking, structure, and argumentation. Think of them as mini papers.
Once you’re logged in:
- Click on +New Post
- Write or copy/paste your argument
- In the “Publish” box, edit the Visibility to “Private”
- Select “Write-Ups” for your Category
- Click “Publish”