CLASSIC 30 Fall - 2004 Midterm Exam

CLASSIC 30 Fall - 2004 Midterm Exam - CLASSICS 30 MIDTERM...

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Unformatted text preview: CLASSICS 30 MIDTERM Friday April 201 ', 2007 Part One INSTRUCTIONS: - Answer only 3 of the following 4 IDs. - define the ID, state in which poem(s) it can be taund, and then draw connections to other IDs and key themes in the course. choose 3 of the following 4 [Us to comment on: )4 1. IRON AGE 2. PERSEPHONE "7i 3. ANCHISES Xi 4. TYPHOEUS INSTRUCTIONS: Answer only 1 of the following 2 passages to identify and comment upon. You should allow yourself about 20 minutes to comment on this passage. Answer the guided questions at the bottom of your passage and use them to structure your answer in the form of a ‘mini-essay.’ Use the questions after each passage to help structure a mini-essay in response to this passage. Take this as an opportunity to develop your own ideas about the texts we ve read so far. Passage A For all who were born from Gaia and Ouranos were the most terrible of children, and their father hated them from the first; when any of them first would be born, he would hide them all away, and not let them come up to the light, in a dark hole of Gaia; the evil deed a, pleased Ouranos. But she, vast Gaia, groaned within 03“ from the strain, and planned an evil crafty trick. Q}? Quick she made the element of gray adamant, made a great sickle, and advised her sons, speaking encouragingly, while hurt in her heart: “Children of me and a wicked father, if you are willing to obey, we may punish the evil outrage of your father, since he first planned unseemly deeds.” She said this, but fear seized them all and none of them spoke. But great and crafty Kronos was brave, and quickly gave an answer to his dear mother. - What text does this passage come from? Do we know its author? Briefy explain something about the text (time period, style). — Briefly explain who the characters are and where we are in the story. - what themes or motifs from this passage have we discussed in this cou'se? - how does this passage relate to other readings you have done for this c )urse? Things to Know Before You Show Up For Your Classics 30 Midterm The midterm is on Friday April 20‘“. Please show up 5 mins. early if at ill possible. The exam will start on time and will run from 10—1050. Here is where you should go: 1A (Fran) — Dodd 147 13 (Lisa) — Dodd 147 1C (Emily) — Dodd 147 1D (Jamie) — Haynes 39 1E (Fran) — Dodd 147 IF (Emily) — Dodd 147 1G (Jamie) — Haynes 39 IH (Maddy) —— Haynes 39 ll (Lindy) — Haynes 39 [J (Lindy) -- Haynes 39 1K (Maddy) — Haynes 39 IL (Lisa) —~ Dodd 147 For the midterm you will need: 2 clean blue books (do not write even your name on them); writing instruments (you must write the exam in pen). V \, The following are not permitted in the exam room under any circumstar 99s: cell phones, books, L3,6'02!~J..hats and caps, notes of any kind. W’ There is to be absolutely no talking or communication of any kind with ather students during the 6‘ exam. {4" L Failure to comply with these instructions will result in your being asked to leave the exam {6 0‘0” \{3 immediately, and your exam will not be graded until all suspicion of fot lplay has been lifted. t, i. “grandam, LL) ’ 93"" dc - if“, )Please go to the restroom before the exam. If you need to leave for the rastroom during the exam, lease raise your hand in order to be escorted. (h N A It is advised that you take the full time to write the exam. If you wish to leave early, you may “if only do so if it will cause minimal disruption. Please do not talk until yc u are officially outside nthe exam room and you have closed the door gently behind you. fog \(‘éo’kfo Hand your exam TO YOUR TA 0R LEAVE IT IN THE CORRECT DESIGNATED AREA ON k Q5 THE STAGE. Please just give your TA a nice smile as you hand the ex: m in and do not say K05 anything. Even a quiet “thanks” or a “I should have studied harder!” will disrupt other students still taking the exam. The following is a “mock” of the exam that you are advised to practice :it home. The format will be the same as on the real midterm. CLASSICS 30 v “MOCK MIDTERM” Part One , - for (4‘) , CLU INSTRUCTIONS: - Answer only 3 of the following 4 IDs. S h (AA ‘0 Ell/WM — degme the ID, stt‘ate irti wltililch IpDoem(:l)I:t 03311 be founctll,1 and then («W Va m g Q n 3 I raw connec Ions oo er san ey err es "1 e course. PERRY] (/63 . choose 3 of the following 4 IDs to comment on: ti) W “4C3 - SL’lCl/l Gig Nfaf ‘E H W a? 1. MUSES 2. E08 & TITHONOS 3.ATHENE teas-firm M karma ,3 100mm brim? 4. SUCCESSION MYTH '4 my}? ex}; ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- hr o- 056 J/ INSTRUCTIONS: Answer only 1 of the following 2 passages to identify and U, A comment upon. You should allow yourself about 20 minutes to comment on this passage. my W Answer the guided questions at the bottom of your passage and use then, to structure your answer [P b{ in the form ofa ‘mini-essay.’ U Use the questions after each passage to help structure a mini-essay in response to this passage. 6’“ i i Take this as an opportunity to develop your own ideas about the texts we’ve read so far. SMLCs3 60” mV‘H/‘L Wes "\ ed — 8 meant ‘ Mu a; Passage A q “:6 For earlier the tribes of men used to live on the earth : ' free and apart from evils and without hard trouble “+5 E 03:;— : and harsh diseases which bring doom to men; T '11 but the woman opened the jar’s great lid with her hands, im-r n 06 and scattered these; she wrought sad cares for men. (3 Pp. tow“ tow-t Elpis alone, there in the unbreakable home, g , _ stayed within under thejar’s rim, and did not a. a 'dfa fly out; for before this she closed the jar’s lid v, , , , '1 . I by the plans of cloud-gathering Zeus Aigiochos. ‘6" ' Q (“So kmm (W3 But the rest, uncounted miseries, wander among men; g ‘6’ ’ Saunfi (C agenda) the earth is full ofevils, the sea is full, A 2 o ._ A . i by day and by night spontaneous diseases eg mfg” at: 4"” Va (x m visit men, bringing evils to mortals in ‘5 U W iii 3 (ll. silence, since wise Zeus took away their voice. 2 3; —~ _.J So there is no way to escape the mind of Zeus. (16 E ,L-C an. ‘ - Which text does this passage come from? Do we know its author? Brie ’ly explain something about the text (time period, styl ) I I . _, I 7 . , 7 _ R I - who is the woman? "RXDCEUQ .mi’, Ll) cma'n C {UHC‘ hat i700“: “- -_‘O- m -briefly outline what is happening in the story mm 3 q — what themes or motifs from this passage, or other characters, have we ( iscussed in this course? if? ‘ 9i ‘ C - how does this passage relate to other readings you have done for this course? i w W _, - \ ,_ ‘, [email protected] ' q . if 'Mci—Cfld ., e, HfSiCd‘smmg+DauS, MWU‘Lgmc-cghkgw J 5 Hfsma 3N1? o? 6.9mm ,n, “1 g ui-ormer W’Sied also mmw \, -'~ L f +CXi i3 MB'MChCflCLJ, ckflfliccdtd r) Dem/Pi Pee/mess kits'sodcuef WOWV‘S M“. mom (Mu alarm-WNW“? Passage B With these words he offered him the lyre, and Apollon took it, and put in Hermes’ hand a shining whip, and commanded him to be a cowherd. The son of Maia accepted joyfully. And the glorious son of Leto, far—shooting lord Apollon upon his left arm took the lyre and struck it tunefully with the plectrum. It resounded awesomely under his hand, and the god sang to it with grace. Then both of them turned the cows toward the divine meadow, and the beautiful children of Zeus rushed to return to snowy Olympos, delighting in the lyre; and thus wise Zeus rejoiced and brought them together in friendship. For his part, Hermes always loved the son of Leto as he does even now, and he gave the lovely lyre as a token to the Far Shooter, who played it on his arm expertly. And Hermes again invented the skill of a new art, for he made the blaring pipes which can be heard from afar. Use the following questions to help structure a mini—essay in response to this passage. Take this as an opportunig to develop your own ideas about the texts we’ve read so far. _, - What text does this passage come from? Do we know its author? Briefly explain something ' about the text (time period, style). - What is the relationship between the characters in the passage? - what themes or motifs from this passage, or other characters, have we iiscussed in this course? - how does this passage relate to other readings you have done for this c )urse? H7). ...
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