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Greek Mythology Jason
was sent into the forest as a young boy and when he came back he was promised his inheritance as long as he brought back the golden fleece. Medea helped Jason retrieve the fleece because she was in love with him and she thought he was too. Once he brought back the fleece he deserted Medea and she was furious. She used his son to kill the step mom and the second wife was also killed.
Greek Mythology Perseus
His grandfather made him live in a bronze chest in the sea with his mom because it was prophesied that he would kill his grandfather. Once the chest had grounded on the island they were let out of it. The king of the island of Seriphus wanted Danae so he tricked Perseus into getting Medusa's head as a wedding gift. Perseus went to the gray sisters to try and get the winged sandals so that he could fly. Hermes and Athena aided him so that he could get the winged sandals, the cap of Hades (gave invisibility), a curved sword (to kill Medusa), and a bag for the head. Perseus used a special shield from Athena to not get turned to stone and eventually decapitated Medusa. He accidentally killed his grandfather when throwing the discus.
Greek Mythology Theseus
Lived with his mom as a child. His dad put something maybe a sword under a rock, that he could only get when he was strong enough to lift it. Most known for killing the minotaur, and he was the cousin of Hercules. And his dad died which made him become king.
Greek Mythology Hercules
Zeus tricked Hercules' mom into thinking he was her husband. Then Hercules was born a demi-god, and Hera wanted to kill him because she was jealous. Hera manipulated him into going crazy which made him kill his whole family. Then he did the 12 labors to avenge his family and make right what he did. He had very bad anger issues, and was feared by most people.
ancient greek view on love
physical, status, jealous, lustful
ancient greek view on justice
revenge, karma, oracles
ancient greek view on God(s)
highly valued, selfish, demigods, wrathful, many gods
modern america view on love
lustful, love whoever, physical attraction
modern america view on justice
court systems, consequences, government
modern america view on heroes
bravery, proud, materialistic, people pleasers
modern america view on God(s)
different religions, idols, one god, no fun
Bible's view on love
God is center, marriage is value, not based off of physical attraction
Bible's view on justice
God decides, absolute truth, perfect justice
Bible's view on heroes
Jesus, wisdom, selfless, sacrificial, humble
Bible's view on God(s)
three-in-one, merciful, forgiving, unchanging
plot of Julius Caesar
Brutus was convinced by Cassius to overthrow Julius Caesar. They kill Caesar and think they have Antony on their side, but he is really working against them and manipulating the people. It ends with Antony and Brutus fighting and in the end Brutus dies.
Bold, prideful, natural leader, close friends with Antony, good military strategizer, he was tricked by people he thought he could trust
was manipulated, easily believes others, leader, felt remorse, could be kind (the servant boy who sang for him)
smart, good at speaking in front of an audience, witty, endurance, good at planning out military tactics
manipulated Brutus, smart, person who started the idea of killing Caesar, not willing to be the main person for killing Caesar, that's why they needed Brutus
What techniques were used in the funeral speech
Manipulation, persuasion, and intriguing the people into wanting to know more.
How did Brutus manipulate the people
Brutus manipulated the people by making them think that Caesar was ambitious and not in a good way. He made the people think that Caesar was not a good leader.
How did Antony manipulate the people
Antony manipulates the people by tempting them to want to know more about Caesar's will.
How did Cassius manipulate people
He manipulated Brutus because he made him think he was better than Caesar. When the men tricked Brutus into wanting to kill Caesar by sending him letters, and constantly telling him it was a good idea.
What was the goal of Brutus' speech
the goal was to get the crowd to not be mad at him for killing Caesar, and for them to think it was the best option for the people to kill Caesar. And then for them to want Brutus to be the new leader.
what was the outcome of Brutus' speech
the people turned against Caesar and wanted Brutus
what was the goal of Antony's speech
for the people to have remorse for the death of Caesar, and to see the killing as a betrayal of the city and the leader they loved. And to see Brutus and that group as dangerous and they should be punished for what they did.
what was the outcome of Antony's speech
the people turned against Brutus and didn't want him as leader any more
Describe the Roman people
The Roman people are easily swayed and manipulated. They go with what the majority of the group decides. They are easily tricked
How did Antony feel about the others
Antony didn't like the others since they killed Caesar and he didn't like Lepidus because he didn't think he was a good leader.
How did Brutus feel about the others
Brutus didn't like Caesar because he wasn't going to be a good leader for Rome.
Where is their evidence of honor in Julius Caesar
At the end when they all saw Caesar, like Brutus dreaming about him, and then most of them dying because they wanted to bring honor to themselves and to Caesar.
The study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.
First step of literary analysis
read the piece
second step of literary analysis
mark anything that stands out to you
third step of literary analysis
Read to the end of sentences not lines
fourth step of literary analysis
Look at the title
fifth step of literary analysis
sixth step of literary analysis
Identify figurative language
seventh step of literary analysis
What are the denotative and connotative meaning of words
eighth step of literary analysis
Figure out why the word is there
Why do we do literary analysis
To understand what the speaker is trying to tell us
what are the questions we strive to answer in literary analysis
Who the speaker is talking to/who they are, What's the purpose of the piece, What is the author trying to convey
the direct meaning or set meaning of a word or phrase. Primary meaning. Literal meaning.
the meaning that has been attached to the word over time. Secondary meaning. Often subjective, cultural.
arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed sentences.
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
language that appeals to the senses (visually descriptive)
the attitude of a piece; the feeling it conveys
like or as
comparing 2 unlike things, not using like or as
when something represents something greater
giving human qualities to non-human things
the subject is the doer of the action
the subject is the receiver of the action
must agree in number
example of subject/ verb agreement
the chef prepares chicken for the banquet
events that foreshadow other events: The boys chanted to kill the pig and at the end, they were chanting when...
events that foreshadow other events: the title "the cry of the hunters"
the boys literally were crying because they were saved
events that foreshadow other events: Ralph said the fire would save them but Jack used the fire to kill which ended up....
progression of killing (pig hunts and killing of the boys)
Jack started off not being able to use the knife on the pig, then was able to kill and eat, then started visualizing and going into detail how the pig was killed, then killed the mother pig very violently, and leaving the head of the pig for the beast. Then killing Simon, and then killing Piggy. And later on hunting and having a plan to kill Ralph violently with a double sided spear.
The killing of Simon
They didn't intentionally kill Simon because they were caught up with fear and it wasn't intentional. Ralph owns up to the mistake but Piggy makes excuses.
Irony about the war
There's a war going on at home which is what sent them away. Now there is a war on the island between the boys and that is what got them rescued.
Man vs. nature conflict in LOTF
they are stranded on an island
man vs man conflict in LOTF
Ralph vs Jack
man vs. self conflict in LOTF
trying to figure out right and wrong
"i'm the chief", determined, logical,
represents order and society, adult figure, caring, responsible,
selfish, wants to be leader, not satisfied with just being in charge of the hunters, shortsighted, arrogant,
peacemaker, doesn't like conflict, represents truth because he knew the truth about the beast, fearless
they were on Ralph's side and then were taken captive by Jack and beaten because they knew where Ralph was hiding.
the beast symbolizes
fear; fear of the unknown part of the island; fear of never getting rescued.
Piggy's glasses symbolizes
represent the only way to get fire; they are symbolic towards Piggy's character and how he is the only one that really solves the problems and when he cannot see it is hard for him to solve those problems.
The Conch symbolizes
power, leadership, connection to home, unity, talking symbol
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