Happy October, North House!
Literature is one of the most important things in our society and our schools. But… why? Have you ever started reading a work by Shakespeare and wonder, “Why am I reading this? There are so many words that I would never use in any kind of conversation.” Please watch this video here. (Sorry it is so long).
In class we read the wonderful tale of Beowulf, the tale of the conquering hero as he slayed monster after monster. The question is, how did reading and analyzing Beowulf benefit us as students and as people? Are there any lessons or themes that can be applied to our modern society?