February 21

Day 52

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 5: Túrin in Doriath
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The Children of Húrin: Appendix, (2) The Composition of the Text

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: Túrin in Doriath

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

  • Timeline: First Age 484

  • Other: Read some of Tolkien’s other works, such as his poetry or short stories. Although they are not intended to integrate with the Middle-Earth mythology, consider whether you see any similarities.

Discussion Questions:

    1. Where might Túrin have gone?
    2. Do you believe Beleg will find Túrin?
    3. Would you trust a sword made by Eöl?