Wednesday, February 20, 2008


Review and discuss Book IX (Cyclops) and compare with Book X "The Grace of the Witch" (Kirke)

Pass out handout: Book X of The Odyssey: Kirke
Complete top portion comparing Books IX and X: What kind of leader is Odysseus? What kinds of challenges (physical, mental, emotional) does he face in this book? What weapon(s) does he use? What strengths and/or flaws does he exhibit in these two chapters?

NOTE: Tomorrow you'll have a presentation by Ms. Hinojosa that will last the entire period. Friday you'll need your books as you'll be completing this handout in class.

HW: Read the rest of Book X: "The Grace of the Witch" from The Odyssey for Friday.

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