March 23

Day 82

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 18: The Death of Túrin
    *This chapter will be read over the course of three days, so read about one third of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: The Death of Túrin - Read the first half of this chapter today.

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

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

  • Timeline: First Age 499

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was it right of Brandir to reveal the truth to Túrin in the way he did?
    2. Do you see any similarities between this story and Romeo and Juliet?
    3. What was Glaurung’s most evil deed?


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