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"A man needn't go far to find a subject, if he's ready with his salt-box."--Uncle PumblechookWed, 14 May 2014 19:32:14 +0000hourly1https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1By: ELIZABETH VASQUEZ
Sat, 20 Sep 2008 23:58:49 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/01/22/the-new-translation-of-sir-gawain/#comment-14948I NEED TO READ THIS STORY FOR ENGLISH 4. AT FIRST I THOUGH IT WAS GOING TO BE BORING BUT AS SOON I GOT INTO THE STORY MY EMAGINATION STARED TO WORK I LITERALLY FELT IN THE SCENE.. I LOVE IT! BEST STORY I’VE EVER READ.
Sun, 27 Jan 2008 02:49:41 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/01/22/the-new-translation-of-sir-gawain/#comment-6487Thanks for this! Henry the Vth wouldn’t have occurred to me . . . though I do think he’d like the Agincourt speech.
I think Treasure Island or Kidnapped might be up next in our queue. Maybe more Arthurian legend, though.
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:20:28 +0000http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/01/22/the-new-translation-of-sir-gawain/#comment-6413I love it! You are way ahead oi me, and I’m now wishing I’d done more. My first grandson, who is now 11 and a huge reader and a lover of all hero and sword tales, also started early in literature. We watched Branagh’s version of Henry V together when he was about 4 (to his mother’s intense dislike) and I started reading to him from Redwall and Arthurian stories. He also listened to lots of His Dark Materials long before he could read the books. We’ve had a terrific time together reading, watching and listening to these stories. From the start his memory was mcuh better than mine: no matter how long a delay between chapters he could always remember exactly where we were and what was going on. We never did the Iliad though!