Odyssey: what kind of literary device
4 elements of an epic
1. in medias res
2. major battles
3. heros have flaws
4. embodies the chr
Star Wars: what kind of literary device
Themes for Odyssey
1. Arrogance will get you in trouble
3. Resist temptation
4. Listen and obey
5. True courage, loyalty, faithfulness
"Thank you ma'am"
-lessons she teachers him: do the right thing
-she trusts him so that he can feel trusetd
-"Shoes got by devilish ways will burn your feet"
What do you think he wants to say at the end of "Thank you ma'am"
thank you for trusting and having faith in me.
Star wars: What literary device?
Themes to Animal Farm
Erosion of individual liberty
Hope and vision must be kept alive
Power of language
power of persuasion
Theme for Lord of the Flies
Conflict between two main instincts within all human beings. Good vs. evil.
The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell's story about: It concerns a big-game hunter trapped on the island of a sadistic fellow hunter by falling overboard from a ship on its way to go panther hunting in the Amazon, who, bored with conventional prey, has come to see humans as the only quarry worthy of his skill (human hunting). Zaroff has many resources to help him including a big pack of hunting dogs. Rainsford must use his surroundings to escape being killed.
Two enemies, Georg, and Ulrichm are fighting over the land. They are in the woods and trapped under a giant tree that has fallen. As the story goes on, they find that their arguments are pointless and they forgive each other. As they are walking out of the woods, they run into a pack of wolves.
Characters: Georg, and Ulrich-wealthy landowners.
Literary Terms: Protagonist-Georg, and Ulrich, Antagonist-The tree.
Mother to Son
by Langston Hughes, "Life ain't no crystal stair." This is a metaphor that explains the concept that life isn't easy
Speaker in the Poem: mother,
Extended Metaphor: Life to a stair case; with no crystal stair;
Crystal Stair (a staircase with boards, carpets, and tacks)
Implies: No carpet: No Comfort
Message: Don't give up, Keep on dreaming
Forgive My Guilt
deep water = dangerous situation
stroke by stroke
looking back at home
last stanza of Exile
narrator compares fake dept. store