Zhuang Rong Lin
1. Analysis of Passage
Minstrel in the Odyssey means poet singers who transferred the history of Greek
stories from generation to generation, because in that time the writing and reading
system was not formed yet, so it had
Metaphor- This is the reason that I Paul am a prisoner for Christ Jesus for the sake of you gentiles
Hyperbole- Of this gospel I have become a servant according to the gift of Gods grace that was
given me by the working of his power.
2. In this
The typical kind of action for Jesus was that he used his hands for treatment of
the patients. In other words, Jesus used the love and graces save a lot of people. For
example, when Jesus went to Peter's house, he saw Peter wifes mother was sic
In Ovids Metamorphoses book chapter three and four, he described a
lot of stories about divine power against of human weakness. For
example, such as the Story of Cadmus, protagonist Cadmuss father King
Agenor asked Cadmus to find her sister Eur
1. In the book of Matthew, Jesus portrayed that heroes were humble and obedient.
Jesus described that a messenger said to Joseph take the young child and his
mother, and flee into Egypt (Matthew 2.13). This evidence reflects that the hero
Simile- In richer grace, as lovely as the naiads.
As lovely as the dryads of the woodlands.
Metaphor- Are all too quick at loving: a double fire.
In Ovids Metamorphoses, Ovid described a lot of love stories. For example, as we
see Philomela was
1. (1) In Genesis, if people were not following God's instruction and respected to the God, they will be
killed by the flood. Comparing Ovids Metamorphoses, it had same situation as flood to the human. As
we know that Deucalian and Pyrrha were
Hyperbole- You would set me above Jupiter himself
Simile- I loved you then not as men love their women
In the poems of Catullus page 72, Catullus described the ways that he loved with Lesbia. At the
beginning of Catullus love, he treated Lesbia
As we know, Catullus loved Lesbia very much because she was kindhearted and a genuine woman in his
mind. Her beauty attracted Catullus and he fell in love with her. He writes to her you are invited to nip her finger;
you are coaxed into pecking sh
The similarities between Homers Odyssey and Euripides Orestes were loyalty and the
existence of the Gods. As we know, in ancient Greece, people attached importance to their wife's
loyalty, and a wifes loyalty represented honor. More importantly
As we know, Electra was Orestes sister and she cared about her brother very much. In her
heart, she supported to her brother, and she wanted the God to release her brother or let her brother
escape jail to another place. Electra sadly said that
1. In Orestes mind, he was deeply falling into remorse because he murdered his
mother, and he worried he will be punish by the God. In other words, his behavior
showed that he wanted to express the anguish which he hid in his heart for many
Similes- Love shakes the heart, like a wind.
Like the sweet-apple that has reddened.
Like the hyacinth which shepherds in the mountains.
Hyperbole -Desire shakes me once again; here is that melting of my limbs.
You melted my heart, burning with love.
Metaphors-your sweet voice and enticing laugh.
To watch has made my heart a pounding hammer in my breast.
1 lost my sight; hearing only the drumming in my ears.
1. In Homers Odyssey and Sapphos poetry, people believed that the Gods were real, and they
1. Odysseus and his people recognized the Cyclops way before they landed in
Phaeacia. As we know, Cyclops was a brutal guy, he killed Odysseus men, but in
the end Odysseus and his ship successfully left him (Book 10, page 2)
2. Odysseus recognized Nausica
Melantho did not respect he host; her actions violated traditional
norms of respect. According to Book 19, Page 346, it stated that
You must be crazy, punch drunk, you old goat.
Penelope was the wife of Odysseus and mother of Telem
In the Odyssey, Homer wrote a lot of things about how
people entertained strangers in their home, such as
providing food and wine. This was hospitality and was
evidenced by when the meat was cooked he brought it all
in and set it before Ulysses.
In Old Testament times, it was customary for a family to
receive guests into their homes. They would provide food
and shelter to the guests. This reception of travelers into
their homes during this period a common practice of
hospitality. Now, when we
1. Odysseus wept about his two partners killed by the Cyclops.
(Book 10,Page 3)
Odysseus wept when he remembered that his partners were
killed. (Book 10 Page 3)
Odysseus's partner, wept when his people becoming pigs.
(Book 10 Page 4)
In Genesis, women were assertive and phenomenal. When we read
the story of Adam and Eve, we know Eve was bolder than her husband
Adam. Because, Eve made her own decision in breaking Gods rule and
gave Adam the forbidden fruit from the tree. So, we observe
1. As they were eating the inward meats and burning the thigh bones
[on the embers] in the name of Neptune, (Book III Page 1). In other
words, in the name of Neptune, we explain that this is one of the
powerful Gods called by the name Poseidon.
2. The dif
1. God had promised Abraham that he would multiply his seed as the
stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and
that seed would possess the gate of his enemies. Also this offspring
will be a blessing to all the nations of earth. (G
In the Old Testament, the heroes all had a few common traits, they all
had a trust and faith in this God of the Bible that had promised that He
would Guide, Protect and Bless their family so that they would Prosper
and grow into a great Nation, and that t
In the Bible the book of Genesis chapter 1:26-31, gives us
an overview of all creation and it describes the creation of
man by God. Then in chapter 2:4-21, it described the detail
of this creation and how God made also a woman from
As we read th
1. Analysis of Passage
Christian hierarchy (Husband) in Ephesians means a head of the family. Husbands have rights to make all
decisions and they are responsible for their families. The evidence states that For the husband is the head of the
The Ladys Dressing Room
By Jonathan Swift
Five hours, (and who can do it less in?)
By haughty Celia spent in dressing;
The goddess from her chamber issues,
Arrayed in lace, brocades and tissues.
Strephon, who found the room was void,
And Betty otherwise e
The Reasons that Induced Dr S to Write a
Poem Call'd the Lady's Dressing Room
The Doctor in a clean starch'd band,
His Golden Snuff box in his hand,
With care his Di'mond Ring displays
And Artfull shews its various Rays,
While Grave he stalks down - - Str
Oscar Wildes The Importance of Being Earnest
DUE DATE: Tuesday, April 29th
For this assignment, write a 2-3 page essay, discussing the question: What makes Oscar Wildes
The Importance of Being Earnest a comedy? Is it the ce
Jonathan Swift wrote the poem The Ladys Dressing Room and Lady Mary
Wortley Montagu wrote The Reasons that Induced Dr S to write a Poem Calld the
Ladys Dressing Room. These poems were both funny and popular in the Age of
Enlightenment. However, as we know