Monthly Archives: November 2017

12th Grade: H.W.#54, Due Friday, 12/1

Read chapters 2 and 3 of Jane Eyre. If you do not have the book, please read the online version of the text (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1260). 2. Print out and read the following handout. When you are done reading what makes Gothic Literature, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#54, Due Friday, 12/1

1. Read Book 13. Be prepared to answer study guide questions. 2. Write two questions (a clarifying and a probing one) with your answers. (Of course, you may not know the answer to your clarifying question, but you will speculate about what … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#53, Due Thursday, 11/30

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.#53, Due Thursday, 11/30

While we are not totally done with Hamlet, we’re on to Jane Eyre! 1. Read chapter 1 of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. (a very short chapter, indeed) 2. Here are to vocabulary words you’ll need to know. Go over them before you … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#52, Due Wednesday, 11/29

Read Book 11 – The Kingdom of the Dead Really pay attention to details. Select one of the characters with whom Odysseus speaks: Tiresias (if your last name begins with A-G), Anticleia (O’s mother) (if your last name begins with … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#52, Due Wednesday, 11/29

Please read Joe Keener’s article (15 pages), “Evolving Hamlet…”. evolving-hamlet-article and make annotations on the article itself. Look for jargon (such as “essentialism” or “New Historicism”) you may not understand (and look up at least two of those terms, so that you … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#51, Due Tuesday, 11/28

Read Book 10: “The Bewitching Queen of Aeaea.” Be prepared to discuss your thoughts on Odysseus’ decision to stay with Circe for an entire year. Consider the following questions: Why does Odysseus hustle his crew from the lotus-eaters, but choose … Continue reading

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