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Scott Davis Howard

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Scott Davis Howard holds an MA in British literature from the University of Montana, a BS in communications from Norwich University, is an Agnes Meyer Teacher of the Year nominee, and was a semifinalist in the 2014 Norman Mailer Writing Contest for Educators. He spends his days regaling his twelfth grade students with thrilling tales about Beowulf, Sir Gawain, Macbeth, and Dorian Gray, and his nights ferrying his offspring between the soccer field and Cub Scout meetings. In his rare moments of quiet (when the children are eating snacks in the van, sprinkling crumbs all over the carpet), he wonders when and how he became a soccer mom. He wrote the original draft of his debut novel, "Three Days and Two Knights," on an outdated laptop, standin ...more

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Well, a new crop of students will arrive on Monday, and that has me perusing my beginning of the year materials again. And, of course, that means Anglo-Saxon poetry and Beowulf. Now, as I read through “The Seafarer,” an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poem, I come to a line that always, always gives me pause:

“A man must conquer pride, not kill it.”

That line is just sitting there in the middle of a laund... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 26, 2016 17:56 • 29 views • Tags: anglo-saxon, medieval, pride

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