Lesson Plans
World Literature 1st Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/10/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
Gilgamesh/Genesis--revise comparison/contrast papers

Homer--review: 800-700 BCE, transcribed, likely sung, oral version, became cultural anchor, reveals contemporary values, partially historical covering of Trojan War 1200-1100 BCE; Homer bio words--ascribed, authoritative, bard, pervades, exploits, aristocracy; outline Homer bio, due Tuesday
Tuesday:
Independent Reading

The Iliad--review background: Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite--Eris (strife and discord god) gave them an Apple of Discord "for the fairest", Paris judged Aphrodite the "fairest", Aphrodite made Helen fall in love with Paris; epic conventions; last couple months of war; values lead to conflict: how honor/reputation is measured; summarize p. 334: allegiance, central truths, code of ethics, objective lenses to see values, formulaic; words; read from Book 1

Wednesday:
No class--ASVAB Test for Juniors

Thursday:
The Iliad--what role does honor play in the book? what three epic conventions start the book? find an example of divine intervention, what happens? why important? honor means (list 5) . . . due beginning of Friday

Friday:
The Iliad--honor role, conventions, interventions questions due; Book 6 intro: Achilleus's revenge, shift to Priam/Troy--Hector and brother Paris talk Paris's role, Hector leaves Andromeche; Book 6 words; read Book 6, questions: what sways Paris to join the battle? what motivates Hector to leave his wife and son? what's Hector fear the most? what's fate? questions due Monday