Monthly Archives: October 2012

10th Grade: H.W.#30, Due Wednesday, 10/24

1. Study for the Sophocles Unit test. Please bring in a pen and a number two pencil. Again, you should review all three plays, the life of Sophocles, all of the terminology you have learned and the vocabulary words assigned. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#29, Due Tuesday, 10/23

1. Bring back to class your Oedipus paper (if I have not returned it to you yet, print out a brand new copy of the final draft). You will put Oedipus on trial on Tuesday! 2. Continue studying for the … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#29, Due Tuesday, 10/23

1. Read “The Prologue of the Wife of Bath’s Tale.” 2. Select three words from the text you do not understand. Copy them onto index cards with definitions on the other side. 2. Answer the following questions in writing as … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#27, Due Monday, 10/22

1. You should already have printed out the following document earlier http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/Tragedy.pdf, but if you cannot find it, print it out again. 2. Read the entire handout. Select a quote that you find especially striking, powerful, relevant, or interesting and … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#28, Due Monday, 10/22

1. Read the prologue to the Reeve’s tale and the “Reeve’s Tale.” 2. Answer the following questions in writing: 1. Why does the Reeve tell a story about a miller? What details in the story connect Simpkin with the Miller … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#27 Due Friday, 10/19

1. Finish Antigone. Identify and write down where catharsis occurs. Why do you think that particular moment is cathartic? (one paragraph) 2. Read the following handout: http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/Cadmus_or_Kadmos.doc 3. Print out the following handout. Begin memorizing what the following terms mean: skênê, mêchanê, parodoi, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#27, Due Friday, 10/19

1. Read  the “Prologue to the Miller’s Tale” and “The Miller’s Tale.” As you read, keep a running list of items that serve to answer the following questions: Review the description of the Miller in the General Prologue. What does … Continue reading

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