Posted: August 7th, 2022
This is a multistep prompt in which you have to answer each of the questions posed to you.
Cú Chulainn has superhuman strength for an adolescent boy, and everyone he faces underestimates his strength and ability to win some rather fierce battles. Although he is portrayed as the hero of this epic, a close examination of his actions reveals some rather troubling behavior.
In this writing, explain what you think about the battles Cú Chulainn engages in, how he emerges as victorious, and your impression of him as a heroic figure, using examples and/or quotes from the text to support your answer.
• Your initial response should be at least 500 words in length
• Use MLA format for any quotations or citations that you use to support your answer
• Use size 12 font, one-inch margins, and double-spacing
• Consult the MLA Formatting and Style Guide to understand how to format citations and
references and for general writing assistance (writing style, mechanics, grammar, etc.).
The Táin: From the Irish Epic Táin Bó Cuailnge, translated by Thomas Kinsella. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Additional Resources: External Links
Bard Mythologies: https://bardmythologies.com/the-death-of-cuchulainn/
Ancient Texts: http://www.ancienttexts.org/library/celtic/ctexts/cuchulain3.html
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