Reverse detail from Kakelbont MS 1, a fifteenth-century French Psalter. This image is in the public domain. Daniel Paul O'Donnell

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English 2400: Essay 1

Posted: Sep 06, 2009 14:09;
Last Modified: Sep 06, 2009 14:09




Write an essay on one or two of the works we have covered thus far in the course (Gildas, one or more of the chapters from Bede’s Ecclesiastical history, Cædmon’s Hymn, the Dream of the Rood and/or the Ruthwell Cross and/or Brussels Cross).

You should work on developing your own topic. To get you thinking, however, here are some possible starting points:


The goal of this assignment is to give you practice in developing and writing University-level research ideas in literature and to let you enrich your reading of early medieval literature by writing about it.


For this essay, I will be following my standard rubric.

Dues dates, length, etc.





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