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heroes and explorers: the odyssey - I would not heed them in my glorying spirit, but let my anger flare and yelled: Kyklops, if ever mortal man inquire how you were put to shame and blinded, tell him Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye: Laërtês son, whose home’s on Ithaka. – (Book IX: lines 546-552) Because this was where my … Continue reading heroes and explorers: the odyssey
heroes and explorers: tales of the greek heroes - I remember first reading Tales of the Greek Heroes in middle school. I think the main purpose was to give us enough of an understanding of the Greek gods and classical heroes to be able to recognize references we would encounter as we continued our educational journeys through the literary canon. Green’s version of the … Continue reading heroes and explorers: tales of the greek heroes
heroes and explorers: the tragedy of julius caesar - I first read The Tragedy of Julius Caesar in my eighth grade English class. I remember enjoying it because it was finally a piece of Shakespeare that was easy to read and the drama of it was engaging enough to keep me turning the pages. One might assume from the title that it was a … Continue reading heroes and explorers: the tragedy of julius caesar