So we were asked to check out a specific article as reference for our introduction into the world of blogging and how we may better approach the subject.
The article in question can be found here
So I have just finished re-reading this article.
I had to read it more than once in order to get a full sense of the information conveyed. Interestingly the first thing I noticed when reading was the format in which it was presented and this point backs up my previous statement. Continue Reading
So I have recently been re-visiting Beowulf as part of the course; we had the pleasure of studying Seamus Heaney’s version of the Epic as part of our First Year course.
It is a true Epic. I absolutely love the style and flow of the writing. For this I think both the original Saga-master and Heaney deserve equal congratulations. Any story can be a good one but it takes a wordsmith to make it into something more tangible.
For anyone out there who has not read it I would suggest doing so, mainly because this blog might not make much sense unless you have. Put simply there is a reason that this story has been told for over 1500 years. Continue Reading
Hey there blogosphere.
This is my blog for a seminar I am doing in English in University College Cork, Ireland. The purpose of the blog is to discuss textual transmission with the main focus being on Old and Middle English and the Heroic.
Expect some opinions on any of the required reading on the course, studies on any aspect that struck me specifically and hopefully a lot of discussion on Heroes and why we need them!!