THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. Salinger
TO MY MOTHER
1 If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, an what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me,
The Iliad: Connections
According to Greek legend, the true cause to the Trojan War was not only Paris fault but
was also the fault of the gods. Just as Cronus had overthrown his father and Zeus had overthrown
Cronus, there was a prophecy that som
- Benjamin Franklin
THE Perfectibility of Man! Ah heaven, what a dreary theme! The perfectibility of the Ford car! The
perfectibility of which man? I am many men. Which of them are you going to perfect? I am not a
Things Fall ApartThe White Mans Burden
By writing Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe hoped to change the way people thought of
Africans and African culture. Africans in tribal societies were seen as childlike people living in a
primitive society and d
Black Elk Speaks Table of Contents
Black Elk Speaks
The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux.
As told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow)
By Nicholas Black Elk
Illustrated by Standing Bear
Things Fall Apart Vocabulary List
Ch. 1-13 (Part 1)
Improvident- (adj) not providing for the future
Prowess- (noun) distinguished bravery or
Oracle- (noun) an authoritative person who
divines the future
Imperious- (adj) having or showing arrogant
TFA Test Study Guide HONORS
Make notes about the characterization of each character below.
Rev. James Smith
The District Commissioner
*What object might symbolize each character?
Othello Assignment: Act 5 reading
Answer these questions in your notes and highlight important lines that may help your answers.
1. What happens to Emilia? How?
2. What is the significance of mentioning the Willow song again in this the final scene?
King Lear Essay
In this dialogue between Gloucester and Edmund, there are two differing opinions on the
way people viewed nature and natural phenomena in Shakespeares time. Gloucester begins by
saying, These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no go