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Transcript of Honors English
Orpheus and Eurydice
Role model in rebellion
Risks life for plague cure
Wants protection of family
Parents worked for Republic
Brother is Captain of Republic
Great courage and bravery
Knowledge is strength
Perfect score on trial
June's parents died years ago
Recent murder of June's brother
Plague infects Day's family
Bloodshed Begets Bloodshed (Revenge)
Modern Myths Project
June vs. Artemis
Day vs. Apollo
People aren't always who they seem
Often sympathy leads to protection
Knowledge is valuable
Helping others comes first
By: Marie Lu
Republic and Colonies in future America
June - highly intelligent, risk taker
Day - wanted for crimes, smart
June's brother is killed
Sets out for revenge on killer
June wants revenge on Day
Day is believed to have killed her brother
Baucis and Philemon
"How do the themes of mythology persist in stories we read today?"
Protection of Family
"They had no children and they cared for Danae and Perseus as if they were their own."
"Days exploits used to fascinate me. But now he is my matched enemy- my target." (49)
"Zeus was not happy and sought revenge on mankind and Prometheus."
"Don't judge a book by it's cover."
Strength and Health of others
Falling in love with your enemy
Relationship not wanted by Republic
"Poor little rich girl's fallen in love with the Republic's most famous criminal." (266)
"My half-sleeve collared shirt came from a thrift emporium at the border between Lake and Winter. My trousers are torn and smeared with dirt--my boots' leather is flaking off." (96)
Realizes his family has the plague
Risks his own life for the cure
"But what if the strange red mark on my mother's door means that they're infected with this new strain?" (88)
"I'm sorry. Metias has been killed." (38)
Wealth doesn't describe who someone is
Appearance doesn't determine how you act
"Their guns are focused on me now..." "'Tell me where to get the plague cures.'" (29)
Hamilton, Edith, and Steel Savage. Mythology. Boston: Little, Brown, 1942. Print.
Lu, Marie. Legend.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2011. Print.