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MLA PYGMALION AND GALATEA from Mythology by Edith Hamilton This is a translation of the myth of Pygmalion by Ovid LAFS.910.RL.3.9 - Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (Focus Standard) LAFS.910.RL.3.7 - Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic media, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (Focus Standard) LAFS.910.RL.1.1 - Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (Supporting Standard) LAFS.910.RL.1.2 - Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. (Supporting Standard) LAFS.910.RL.1.3 - Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. (Supporting Standard) Close Read 1: Create three gist statements in the column provided. Determine the theme at the end. Close Read 2: Highlight words and phrases that help develop the character of Pygmalion From your highlights, create three annotations that explain how the character develops the theme. Close Read 3: Click this LINK to Common Lit and take the assessment. Ovid was born outside Rome, to a respectable family who were wealthy enough to send him to school in Rome. His father wanted him to study hard to become a civil servant, but he often skipped school to work on the poetry that he enjoyed much more. With his education completed, he submitted to his father’s will and took some junior official positions, but it wasn’t the life he wanted.

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