March 20

Day 79

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 17: The Death of Glaurung
    *This chapter will be read over the course of three days, so read about one third of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Book of Lost Tales 2: II. Turambar and the Foalókë - Commentary section 1: The primary narrative, (ix) The slaying of Glorund

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was Dorlas a coward?
    2. How do you picture Glaurung’s “seven tongues of fire”?
    3. Was Hunthor’s death a result of the curse upon Túrin?


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