Study Guide #4 for Oedipus
Read pages 48-61 and answer the discussion questions provided below.
1. Closely examine the Chorus. What function does it serve in this initial section?
Explain the significance of the lines:
The despot is the child of violen
I stand revealed born in shame, married in shame, an unnatural murderer. (69)
I wish I had never sen youAnd now you have closed my eyes in darkness. (71)
And it will expose tem for the light of day- (71)
O suffering dreadful for mankind to see, most dread
A body paragraph is one of your prongs/arguments mentioned in the opening paragraph.
Each body paragraph contains at least 2 points, proofs and explanations or analyses.
The Topic Sentence: Introduces the main point and often the suppo
A Poison Tree
I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
I told it not, my wrath did grow.
And I watered it in fears,
Night and morning with my tears;
And I sunned it with smiles,
And with soft deceitful wiles.
Poetry Analysis - Demand Essay Topics
Period 4 - September 21, 2012
l."Getting and spending have been the most passionate, and often the most
imaginative, endeavors of modern life" (Twitchell 429). Prove or refute this
statement by explaining and analyzin
The Search for Identity
Texts being Analyzed
The search for identity always
involves mental, emotional and
Firstly, her inner
turmoil is so evident
as she refuses to act
upon earlier; to find
out her real past.
Figmenta vs. Veritas:
Dame Alice and the Medieval Literary
Depiction of Women by Women
Katharina M. Wilson
The observation that medieval literature is notoriously misogynistic has
been so often reiterated that it has become axiomatic. Nor is that judgment
Why do we Study Literature?
Think of all the places we get to go, people we get to meet, situations we get to experience without ever leaving our living rooms!
Without reading about th
Words that can be used to show location:
to the right
in back of
in front of
on top of
5 September 2012
The Value of Literature
Windell Berry, an exemplarily writer, novelist and essayist argues profusely, that
literature is not an ornament but a necessity. In fact, several other great mo
Feminism in Jane Austens novels is inseparable from education, although of course the former term was hardly in her
vocabulary. Nonetheless, in the introduction to the landmark
The Feminist Critique and Five Styles of Womens Roles in Pride and Prejudice
Feminism in Jane Austens novels is inseparable from education, although of course the
former term was hardly in her vocabulary. Nonetheless, in the introduction to
Second Period, First Narrative, Chapters I and II
Second Period, First Narrative, Chapter I
The Second Period, subtitled "The Discovery of the Truth: (18481849)," begins with the narrative of Miss
Clack, Sir John Verinder's niece, and Rachel's cou
The Feminist Critique and Five Styles of
Womens Roles in Pride and Prejudice
Changing Roles of Women: Historically, Socially
ENG 2DP: The Catcher in the Rye
Allusion: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it
explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Anaphora: the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a se
ENG 2DP Suggested Reading List
The list below is suggested reading for Accelerated Reader. This list is designed to encourage you to read
books of literary merit and expose you to as many books from the AP Exam list as possible. One of these
books may als
What is Canada West now?
Was Canada west for or against confederation?
For confederation and joined in 1867
zWhy did they join or not join confederation
Gained new trade roots and protection
What was their economy like?
1. Measure your height in cm and your arm span in cm.
2. Record your measurements on the chart at the front of the
3. Copy the classroom data in the chart below.
6 Driving Reasons for Confederation
So all the colonies can share their resources
with one another and be able to support an
communicate with another
Great Britain wanted Canada to be self
sufficient so they did
Woolly Mammoth Sparks Debate Over
November 25, 2014
Woolly mammoth restoration at the Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, British
Columbia. Image: WolfmanSF
A woolly mammoth carcass that was frozen in ice for 40,000 years may make it possible
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Pages 28 and 29 introduced the words and signs that indicate what speed (slow to fast) and volume (soft to
loud) a musical selection is to be played. In addition, notes may be performed in dif
Analyzing Style: Some Aspects to
Diction (word choice)
Diction is the analysis of how a writer uses language for a distinct purpose and effect including
word choice and figures of speech / literary devices.
When analyzing diction, consider the
Structure of a Shakespearean Drama
All plays have FIVE acts and a varying number of scenes. A parallel exists between the
number of acts and the universal law of living things:
Stage: in a drama
- Rising Action