January 9, 2010
Antigone Homeworks E3CL Period 9
Due Friday January 7th
1) What ideals motivate Antigone? Do you sympathize with her passion? Why is she so
concerned with glory and honor? The ideals that motivate Antigone are the ones of
Answer on 8 x 11 sheet of paper. Use at least two quotations (with page number) and one
image from each play.
1. Compare and contrast Clytemnestras maternal role in the first two plays of the trilogy.
January 24, 2010
Oh Why Cant We Just Run Away?
The life of a human being is filled with great tragedy and sorrow, no author has better
captured the essence of human suffering better than Sophocles in the fifth century BC. Sophocles
incorporates one o
January 25, 2010
Ahhh, well here I am, having a great honor of presenting the last minutes of a very
wonderful and successful term in Classical Literature. First Id like to thank Ms. Oberfield for a
very stylish and fun teacher, who
Aim: What kind of Leader to Oedipus? Is he justified in getting so angry at Tiresias?
It was the 17th of December, a very chilly afternoon and another exciting period of
English has begun once again. Ms. Oberfield was once dres
In both passages from The Oresteia and The Odyssey, Aeschylus and Homer do not show
sympathy for Clytemnestras actions and both prioritize justice over passion. Homer and
Aeschylus are unsympathetic towards Clytemnestr
Section I Introduction
Running away from your fate or problems will get you further entangled in them.
Section II Idea/Thing in text
Problems in which you do not want to deal with and therefore run away from or put back
In the introduction of my essay, I would introduce my thesis about how running away
from your fate or problems will get you further entangled in them. I will then discuss in my
introduction about how my thesis is a theme
December 5, 2009
The Eumenides did not offer a satisfying conclusion to the trilogy as it does not successfully
wrap up all the unanswered questions of the story. For example, right after the trial of Orestes, Orestes
thanks Athena for
Mighty Aphrodite is a comedy written by Woody Allen that tells of a sportswriter who tries to
overcome fate to figure out his adopted sons biological mother and tries to reform her. I enjoyed
watching this film as Woody Allen, the director, included many