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1 Vocabulary Units 3 and 4 After completing the Vocabulary Units 3 and 4 exercises, you are now ready to write the prompt for a read around. Your prompt should contain 30 of the 40 vocabulary words, used as the correct PART OF SPEECH, NUMBERED, and highlighted in your text.

2 Topic: Write a formal boast about yourself and read it for the class. Your accomplishments may be academic, athletic, musical, social, artistic, or whatever you are good at.

3 “Lay aside your humility!” It must be appropriately Klein Klean (in the teacher’s opinion)! Bobbe, Peter. "BEOWULF: The Boast." Web. 19 Jan

4 Tell us your deeds, who your parents are, what you plan to do, etc.

5 Here’s how the Anglo-Saxon culture looked at boasting:

6  “a proclamation of all the positive and admirable qualities the individual thought himself to possess and the most optimistic possible forecast of his future” Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

7  “irrepressible joy and optimism, in the face of even the sternest adversity” Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

8  “Boasting is associated consistently with the best and most noble parts of life.” Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

9  “Boasts were taken seriously and understood to be serious utterances with personal, social, legal, and political consequences. “ Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

10 Recent analyses of Anglo-Saxon boasting emphasize its function as a pledge.” Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

11  “The boast was a contract – seriously made; to be seriously kept.” See Beowulf’s boast on pages 47 and 48, lines Taylor, Kelly S. "Boasting." UNT - Department of Communication Studies. Web. 19 Jan

12 Submit to turnitin.com by Monday, October 1, by 7:30 a.m. ALSO-- Bring a hard copy to class for the read around ON Monday, October 1.


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