Homework due 15 Feb MMXI

Salvete, omnes discipuli discipulaeque! / γειά σου!

Elementary Latin

  1. Ch. 13: Reflexive Pronoun (sui, sibi, se, se) and Intensive Pronoun (ipse, ipsa, ipsum).
  2. Vocabulary pp. 85-86.
  3. Sentences (Practice and Review), 1, 6, 7.

Classics and Film

  1. Finish watching The Warriors.
  2. Read  Book I, sections 1-3, from Xenophon’s Anabasis.
  3. Essay on the Odyssey and O Brother Where Art Thou OR Warriors:  Write a 3-4 page essay in which you focus on two scenes from the poem and discuss how they are depicted in the movie.
  • Summarize the two scenes from the Odyssey and explain why they are important to the poem.
  • Describe the corresponding scenes in the movie you have chosen.
  • Explain how ‘faithful’ the movie is to Homer’s poem and why, based on consideration of the movie as a whole, these changes were made.
  • In writing about the movie, you will need to provide a brief plot summary and description of the characters.
  • You will not need to use any secondary sources/articles for this paper, aside from Homer’s Odyssey and the movie.
  • Due dates: (1) 15 Feb., submission of 1 page (at least) about the Odyssey; (2) 18 Feb., submission of 1 page (at least) about the movie; (3) 22 Feb., final paper due: Please email to me kchew@spc.edu.

Elementary Greek

  1. p. 87: Go through the story ‘Blame It On Mom’ and circle/make a list of all the uses of autos.
  2. Translate the first two sentences of the story.
  3. Vocabulary for ch. 15, p. 94.

Intermediate Latin

  1. Continue to read the story about Daedalus and Icarus from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
  2. Read the websites on scansion from this page on grammar and meter and scan lines TBA.

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