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Critical Write-Up #1

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.

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