Symbols and Types in Beowulf

Lesson: What are the two primary ways to grasp the larger structure of a literary work?

  • Symbols: repeated ­­­­­_____NOUNS___ that stand for something beyond themselves

(E.G. a flag OR a school’s mascot)

  • Types: repeated __VERBS_ that comment on each other through their _REPETITION_

(E.G. the first and second world wars OR freshman and senior years of high school)

Application: With at least one other classmate, develop a claim sentence about each of these… Continue reading “Symbols and Types in Beowulf”

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Symbols and Types in Beowulf