Roles of Anglo-saxon Women in Beowulf

In the days and tales of ancient Beowulf, women were often mentioned within the tale. Throughout the tale, many female characters are mentioned: Wealhtheow, Hygd, Modthryth, and others. What is the importance of these brief encounters of heroes and the women that appeared throughout Beowulf? The roles of these women throughout Beowulf are portrayed asContinue reading “Roles of Anglo-saxon Women in Beowulf”

Few and Far Between

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I guess I could give a thousand excuses, but honestly I just don’t have the time these days. Taking the summer quarter off was supposed to give me more free time. Exactly the opposite has happened for unknown reasons. I guess I have learned my lessonContinue reading “Few and Far Between”

Anatomical Fun!

My professor decided that to better educate us as students, that it would be beneficial for everyone in the class to write a chapter summary. When undertaking this¬†endeavor I came to realize that my handwriting lacks readability. In turn, I decided to type my note for both mine and my professor’s sake. They currently areContinue reading “Anatomical Fun!”

Learning to Think Younger

Meticulously learning about the world around him or her, a young child sits in the corner diligently playing on a tablet PC. Technology is still teaching children skills and critical thinking abilities without ever actually stepping into the world to experience the stimuli first hand. While this may seem science fiction to some, it hasContinue reading “Learning to Think Younger”