Monthly Archives: November 2012

10th Grade: H.W.#48, Due Monday, 12/3

1. Copy onto index cards the following words and their definitions (on the other side): Stave (n) a long thin piece of wood, one of several sealed together to make the hull of a boat or the body of a container … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#48, Due Monday, 11/30

1. Read Book 6. 2. Please annotate four pages that strike you in certain ways. 3. Write a paragraph in which you evaluate the ways in which the poet is able to reproduce in words the cosmic battle between the … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#47, Due Friday, 11/30

1. Read Book 5 of Paradise Lost. As before, print out the text. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~milton/reading_room/pl/book_5/index.shtml This is a really interesting book in that you now get a detailed description of the background to the cosmic battle between Satan and the Almighty. The … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#47, Due 11/30, Friday

1. Copy onto index cards the following words before you read Book 4, so that you can have them handy when you read and encounter these words. Circumspect (adj) prudent; taking into consideration all possible circumstances and consequences before acting.  Grisly (adj) … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#46, Due Thursday, 11/29

1. Read Book 3. 2. An epithet is a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing. For example, Athena is always referred to as “the bright-eyed” or “dark-eyed” goddess. After … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#46, Due Thursday, 11/29

1. Please read the rest of Book 4. 2. As you read, see what kind of marriage the poet portrays as perfect (remember, Adam and Eve at this point are perfect). Especially pay attention to the following lines: “My Author … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#45, Due Wednesday, 11/28

1. Read Book 4, up to line 588 of Paradise Lost. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~milton/reading_room/pl/book_4/index.shtml 2. Again, as you read, annotate two pages while making some annotations on almost every page (a question here, an striking image there, a significant word elsewhere etc.). 3. Identify … Continue reading

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