Your final draft should be 3-4 pages in length (approximately 1,000 to 1,500 words) in MLA format (Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, 1″ margins, etc.). I expect you to present your own original ideas supported by evidence both from the texts
– The Queen from Lanval
– Grendel’s Mother
– Hook that catches the readers attention
– Background information on what you’re talking about (just what you’re focusing on)
– Thesis Statement: Write a thesis saying that the three women challenge their patriarchal societies in different ways
II. BODY PARAGRAPH I: Focus on the queen in Beowulf, and how she fits into her society.
III. BODY PARAGRAPH II: Focus on the queen in Lanval and how she manipulated the male-dominated society.
IV. BODY PARAGRAPH III: Talk about Grendel’s Mother, and how she challenges patriarchal society and threatens to destroy it.