Good afternoon! • Please take out your notebooks • Grab a pen and be ready to write when the music ends.
Good Afternoon! • For today: • QuickWrite • Book 21 • O Brother, Where Art Thou? • Foreshadowing? • Rubric • Peer editing rough drafts
QuickWrite • We’ve discussed at length the epic hero: proud, powerful, capable, weepy. • I’d like you to consider modern-day heroes. What modern professions do you consider heroic? What makes them so? • Think about all the people that have affected your world, in whatever capacity, for the better.
Book 21 • Penelope and the Bow • The challenge • Antinoos’ rebuttal, Telemachus’ attempt • Leodes’ attempt, suggestion of chivalry • The fire • Odysseus’ reveal to the oxherd/swineherd • Eurymachos’ shame, Antinoos’ stalls • O: Can this old man take a shot? • Antinoos: Drunks get cut, old man! • Penelope: For shame! No marriage, but stuff. • Telemachos: I’m a grown up! It’s my bow! • Emaios takes the bow, instructions to lock the doors • O looks over the bow, strings it, prepares for the feast!
O Brother ConnectionsSame or Different? • Opening Line • Is our hero heroic? • Teiresias • Scylla and Charybdis • Hades and Cerberus • The Lotus-Eaters
Peer Editing • Rubric: • Follows the prompt/Answers the question (4pts) • Descriptive Language (8pts) • Creative concept (6pts) • MLA format (2pts)