• 9th-12th Literature

    9th-12th Grade Literature: March 27

    Aeneid, books 1-4 (pages 1-121) Heroes, pp. 228-240 – “Carthage Is Not Ithaca” Look over the review questions and thought questions. Answer Review questions: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10 and thought questions: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Please email me your answers by Friday at 3.  natalien.wilburn@gmail.com

  • 9th-12th Literature

    9th-12th grade Literature: Feb. 7th

    First read George Grant’s article “Why Plutarch?” available here: https://www.amblesideonline.org/WhyPlutarch.shtml Read James Atlas’s introduction at the beginning of Plutarch’s Lives, vol. 1 Read Arthur Hugh Clough’s preface to Plutarch’s Lives, vol. 1 Plutarch’s Lives, vol 1: Theseus and Romulus; comparison, pp. 1-52

  • 9th-12th Literature

    9th-12th Literature

    Jan. 24   Introduction to the Theban Plays in Sophocles I, pp. 1-8 “Riddles of One and Many: Oedipus Tyrannus” [Oedipus the King] in Heroes of the City of Man  (pp. 305-334) [You may read this before or after you read the play.] Sophocles: Oedipus the King, pp. 9-77

  • 9th-12th Literature

    January 17th-Literature

    Aeschylus: The Euminides Introduction in Aeschylus I, pp. 29-31 (about The Euminides) Finish “Blessings of Terror: The Euminides” in Heroes of the City of Man (pp. 284-295) “Furies Find a Home” in Heroes, pp. 295-304 Chart out the line of blood throughout the family tree of Atreus What seems to be the Author’s Purpose in writing  The Orestia?

  • 9th-12th Literature

    January 10th

    Jan. 10 I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas break and enjoyed some family time.  This semester I will begin having pop quizzes.  This is to make sure everyone is reading.  Please be prepared.   Attention!! You do not have to read “How to Read Plays” and “A Note about Tragedy” in How to Read a Book Please read: “Introduction: Greek Drama” in Heroes of the City of Man (pp. 275-280) “Blessings of Terror: The Euminides” in Heroes of the City of Man (p. 281-line 12 on p. 284) Introduction to the Oresteia in Aeschylus I, pp. 1-9 Aeschylus:  Agamemnon  Introduction in Aeschylus I, pp. 9-25 (about Agamemnon) Aeschylus:  The…