This war is known as one of the most important events in Greek Mythology.
The Trojan War was a revenge by the Greeks fought against Paris, The Prince of Troy
and his city. The war begun when Paris took his promised wife (Helen) from King
Allusion- Referring to something without explicitly mentioning it.
Onomatopoeia- Imitation of sound in words.
Personification- Attributing human qualities to objects.
Archetype- A recurrent symbol or motif in literature.
Epic- Long series of eve
Sep. 10. 2014
Why did the author choose Danny and Reuven as the main
The author chose exactly these names for specific reasons. The characters
that these names belong to are Orthodox Jews who live i
The Odysseus Part 1
4. By mentioning the Cyclopes, Homer is trying to convey how different the Greeks
were. Unlike the Cyclopes, they were law abiding, believed in gods, had meetings,
cared for each other, labored on their lands, had families and proper h
Fitbitten (Personal and Trivial)
In Fitbitten (Personal and Trivial), Paul Krugman criticizes the American population of
overreacting and unnecessarily filing lawsuits over unreasonable and inane claims, such as the
Animal Farm Study Questions
1. The humans are in control | they need to stage a rebellion.
2. Mr. Jones is failing to feed and is abusing the animals | the farm is ruled by
animals which are now all equal.
3. To promote equality between all the an
Shame is feeling consciously humiliated for something wrong you have done.
We have all felt shame in our lives at one time or another about choices that weve
made. Every individual thats part of a society is responsible for the welfare of it.
January 11th, 2016
Society constantly strives to bring change to its people, causing harm to everyone and
slowly destroying their unique identity. It is important to defend against societys attack on
individuality so that we k
Previous Owner of
Boar who thinks of the
revolution and dies
Brains of the farm who
Whose sins were more atrocious?
Amirs or his Dads?
In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Amirs Dads sins are much more justifiable
than his own. Amir had betrayed a friend, one who was very loyal 1, for his own pride
of finally having the chance to be ac
Sight, By: Nazan Ahmed
Imagine yourself In this world,
Without a pair of eyes
Can we live?
Without what we take for granted
It seems impossible
Without the greatest of our senses
Even for a day
But there are some people
Very unfortunate people
The Odyssey Part 2 Questions
Sep. 24. 2014
3. Odysseus choice of hiding the information of the dangers of Scylla from his
companions was a bad choice. Reading line 110-112 tell us how they werent
expecting such a thing. It says the men all
How has Mythology influenced
Oct. 13th 2014
Greek mythology contains morals and teachings that attempt to summarize why
everything exists through stories of gods, heroes, and mythological creatures. You may think
1. In the narrative Shame, Dick Gregory uses shame as a word for guilt or
embarrassment for your actions and characteristics. The narrator is ashamed
of his living conditions. He says phrases like there was shame in running
over to Mister
The Chosen Vocabulary
1. Acquiesce- Accept something reluctantly but without protest.
2. Censure- Disapproval through a formal statement.
3. Contempt- The feeling that a person or thing is beneath consideration or
4. Denounce- Inform against.
Shame is feeling consciously humiliated for something wrong you have done
or continue to do. We have all felt shame in our lives at one time or another about
choices that weve made. The epidemic of obesity continues to increasingly cause
Rhyme scheme- The ordered patterns of rhymes in a poem
Colloquialism- A word or phrase used in ordinary speaking
Synecdoche- A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or
Litotes- Ironical understatement wh
The Koreans Clash
Oct. 13th 2014
There was an 18 karat golden iPhone. On the iPhone was engraved For the Fairest.
Zeus appointed The Prince of North Korea to chose between Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite to
give this magnificent apple to.
Medea Socratic Seminar
Oct. 16th 2014
1. Is it fair for Medea to be furious with Jason in the playwright Medea by
a. In the playwright Medea by Euripides, Jason has been an abominable husband; he
did not treat Medea the way