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  1. Journal Write Why are stories told/written?

  2. Creation Myths • Buddhism • Taoism • Hindu • Igbo • Ashanti • Christianity • Islam • Judaism • Native American • Egyptian • Greek

  3. Didactic Literature • Complete Creation Myth Posters • Read pp. 372-373 and take notes • Define the following literary terms: • Parallellism • Extended metaphor • Allegory • Theme • symbol

  4. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Go to p. 377; answer questions 1,3, 5-7 • Parable of The Prodigal Son, p. 380 • Homework • What is the theme of the Prodigal Son? • How can this parable apply to today’s society? • Define prodigal. Is the title appropriate?

  5. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Wisdom Literature p. 382 • Define literary terms: • Anecdote • Proverbs, axioms, aphorisms, maxims • Alliteration • Didactic literature • Identify the different philosophies (386-95)

  6. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Identify characteristics of the different Widom philosophies (386-95) • Islam • Hinduism • Zen Buddhism • Confuscianism • Taoism • African Wisdom • Sufism

  7. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Islam • Koran written in Arabic in 7th century • Koran means “recitation” • Islam means “submission” • Muslim (follower of Islam) is “one who submits to God” • Hinduism • Bhagavad-Gita - Song of the Lord - is part of Mahabharata • Gita is called the “bedside book of pious Hindus” • Gita shaped Ghandi and Ghandi influenced king

  8. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Zen Buddhism • An austere tradition within Buddhism • Originated in China and branched to Japan • Meant to “free the mind of conventional logic through meditation” • Parables are often used to impart wisdom • Confuscianism • Emphasizes obligation to act responsible and sensibly, carrying out duties to family and society. • Wisdom attributed to Confuscious (-479b.c.) • His maxims are collected in the Analects • Confuscious followed the way of goodness • He believed that studying ancient teachings connected people to the “continuous chain of minds from the past to their own time.”

  9. Didactic Literature (cont.) • Taoism • Followers accept life joyfully and are willing to yield to the natural world and become one with it. • Tao Te Ching or “Classic of the Way of Power” is a collection of maxims attributed to Lao Tzu (legendarily born an old white haired and bearded man who lived to 160) • Consists of maxims and anecdotes • Sufism • A religion and philosophy • A mystical sect of Islam • Sufis withdraw from the material world • They meditate on God’s love, the development of the human mind and reaching a higher plane of understanding

  10. Didactic Literature (cont.) • African Wisdom • The oral traditions of the various African cultures use proverbs to explain people’s values. • Proverbs can be poetic, containing great meaning with few words.

  11. English 2 • Answer Study Q. for Wisdom Literature. P. 396 (1-9) • Read “Geraldo…” Elements of Literature, Fourth Course, p. 559 Study Q. 2-5, 7, 9, 10 • Myth - “Osiris and Isis” • Homework • Osiris & Isis answer the following sections: Identifying Facts, Interpreting Meanings, Critical Writing Response. Due Wednesday. • Creation Myth (Write an original creation myth, 1-2 pps. In MLA format) due Friday.