March 22

Day 81

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 17: The Death of Glaurung
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: The Death of Glaurung - Finish this chapter today.

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Cabed-en-Aras, Haudh-en-Elleth, River Teiglin, Nen Girith, Brethil

  • Timeline: First Age 499

  • Other: Remember Húrin, sitting on the stone chair, watching these events unfold. Consider how he must feel, being unable to intervene in any way.

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why did Glaurung reveal Niënor’s identity?
    2. What counsel do you wish you had heeded?
    3. Why does Brandir predict that Brethil will never again be free from grief?


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