Comparing Beowulf And Gilgamesh

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The most memorable unit from my educational experience occurred in my twelfth grade English class. The unit was a comparative reading about Beowulf and Gilgamesh, which entailed several discussion based lectures and a final paper comparing the archetypes of heroes and characters. For me, this unit was so interesting as we discussed what made a hero and the hero’s journey, during this time I was writing my own book. I connected with this lesson because of my experiences outside school; with this said, a friend of mine who was in the class with me recalls the unit as well. Though, our opinions of it differ. While I found it insightful and helpful, my friend found it fun and as they said, an “easy A”. Aside from this one friend who was with me in this class back in high school, I asked a few friends from college the same question from page thirty-seven. …show more content…
Either being a field trip or something that again involved interacting with something. I noticed through talking with people, the most memorable lessons, aside from those someones personally connected with were most commonly in chemistry class and typically involved a teacher playing with fire. Along with this point, the friend I had with me in the same high school English in which I felt as though I had the most memorable unit, that same friend only remembered it because I talk about every so often and because of our shared experience in said class. This friend’s frainoir lesson was something else entirely, though it did line up with some college classmates in that it took place in a science class during an

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