"Genesis." Trans. Robert Alter. The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Gen. ed. Martin Puchner.
3rd ed. Vol. F. New York: Norton, 2012. 151-190. Print.
Manser, Martin H., David Barratt, Pieter J. Lalleman, and Julius Steinberg. "Genesis." C
In The Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis, the divine entities are characterized by their human interactions
through motivations of the heart and extrinsic forces of nature that reveal the complexity of good versus
evil. The narrative account of creati
Plato & Socrates Study Guide for Pattersons Engl 2111
1. On your maps, mark both to Greece.
2. On your timelines, mark Apology of Socrates & Socrates death in 399 B.C.
3. Entries in Readers Companion are very helpful.
4. Socrates did not have a school so
Discuss the literary treatment of the female characters in Gilgamesh, The Odyssey or Oedipus
and what these treatments could say about the societies which produced this literature.
In Oedipus the King, Sophocles delivers a complex Greek tragedy portraying
Basic Tips for Writing a Literary Analysis
1. Write in the present tense.
EXAMPLE: In Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily," the townspeople visit Emily Grierson's house because it smells
NOT: In Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily," the townspeople visited Emily G
Nestled within the epic Hindu scripture the Mahabharata is a portion known as the Bhagavad Gita,
literally the Song of the Lord. Two vast armies gather for battle, an almost inconceivable 18-day slaughter in
which, according to a survivor, precisely 1,66
Bhagavad (related to God) -Gita (song)
+/- 100 BC
Part of Mahabarata (story of India)
Nirvana (liberation of the soul) via sufficient positive Karma (worldly deeds & their
Hindu caste structure
Bhagavad-Gita Analysis (Ch.1,2,3,6,11)
-employs transcendental knowledge
-Chapter 2 compares two different forms of a person referred to as the imperishable one and the
Pattersons Engl 2111 Notes from The Aeneid
Was Dido a victim of herself, fate or Aeneas?
Recall the comment from the analysis read in the last class that throughout the work
Virgil treats love like a madness or disease.
From Book VI Aeneas in the Underwor