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The Odyssey

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Melinda McCoy

on 18 November 2014

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Transcript of The Odyssey

Odyssey
An Introduction to the
"The Odyssey" Introduction
Journal Entry:
You are on a journey through high school right now. As you work your way through this journey, what do you think is more important - reaching your goal of graduating, or enjoying the day-to-day experiences leading up to your graduation?
Write a full paragraph responding to the
following prompt:
Group Assignment:
Refer to Pgs 640-649 in Literature Textbook & Pgs 281-283 The Holt Reader
Fill out note-taking handout relating to the Introduction to the Odyssey
Fill out Anticipation Guide
To be turned in!!
The Red Wheel Barrow
so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.
DGP:

my transcript is due on thursday and the entire interview project is due on october 1st
Writing Prompt:
You have been shipwrecked on an island. You meet a god/goddess who falls in love with you and wants you to stay with him or her forever. In return, he or she will make you immortal. However, all you wanted for years is to get home with your family. What would you choose? Why?
In your writing include the following:
- Epic setting
- Epic simile
- Sensory language (lots of details)
The Sirens
The Cyclops
Assignment:
Write a letter to Penelope as if you were Odysseus. Explain to her everything you have been through so far on your journey and why you haven't made it home to her.
The Sirens
The Cyclops
Assignment:
Which movie did a better job developing the hero as a believable, relatable character? Why?

Why do you think this is true?
Imagine you are a movie director, assigned the task of producing a modern take on the tale of the Cyclops.

A. Where would you set your film?
B. How would the setting impact the story?
C. Who would you cast as Odysseus (or as the Odysseus-like character)? Why?
D. What would your monster character look like? Why do you imagine him or her as such?
Analyzing The Cylcops in two mediums
Homer's Cyclops from "The Odyssey"
Modern Cyclops
Classical Cyclops
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