Monthly Archives: November 2013

12th Grade: H.W.#52, Due Tuesday, 12/02

1. Continue expanding your 12 steps and begin work on the first draft. 2. Read Book 12 of Paradise Lost. 3. Annotate a page really thoroughly with questions, metaphors/similes/symbols etc. identified, and your own personal reactions to anything asserted. 4. Be … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#52, Due Monday, 12/02

1. Read Book 12. 2. Identify three words you don’t know and copy them onto index cards with definitions. 3. Answer the following question in writing: Which attribute of the sirens makes them most dangerous? Refer to the text (that is, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#51, Due 11/27, Wednesday

NO NEW READING ASSIGNED. 1. The 12 steps document is due http://theliterarylink.com/closereading.html. Please expand it to the best of your ability and bring in a typed version of it for peer review tomorrow. You will go over it in class … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#51, Due 11/27, Wednesday

1. Print out and read the following short article: http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/AchillesinHades.pdf 2. Re-read Book 11, especially paying attention to the section you’ll be discussing.  Really pay attention to details. Select one of the characters with whom Odysseus speaks: Tiresias (if your last name begins with … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W. #50, Due Tuesday, 12/26

1. Print out and read Book 11. 2. Annotate two pages thoroughly. 3. Continue working on your 12 steps. Expand it significantly. Please follow directions. Many of you seem to have done just something, but it is not yet really … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W. #50, Due Tuesday, 11/26

1. Copy the following words onto index cards and have them handy for when you encounter them in the text. Ignominious (adj) shameful; involving a total loss of dignity and self-respect, and making somebody or something appear shamefully weak and ineffective. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#49, Due Monday, 11/25

1. Read Book 10  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~milton/reading_room/pl/book_10/index.shtml 2. Annotate at least two pages thoroughly. 3. Reflect on the underlying ideas of this book. Is the punishment just? Is the crime so outrageous? Is Milton succeeding in “justifying the ways of God to men” as … Continue reading

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