English 9 and Honors English

Read “”The Land of the Dead” and “The Sirens, Scylla, and Charybdis”; answer these questions: What is Teiresias’s warning to Odysseus? What is Circe’s warning to Odysseus? Do you think Odysseus will heed their warnings? Why or why not? Why do you think Odysseus chooses to listen to the Sirens?

Allusion: (KNOW this) Reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from literature, history, religion, mythology, politics, sports, science, or pop culture. We see/hear allusions all around us. Begin watching/listening for them, making note of them when you do. Here is a song “The Cave” by Mumford and Sons to start you off. Write down any allusions to The Odyssey. Here is a clip from the movie Ice Age. Also, make note of the allusions.

Due Tomorrow: Friday Writing #17 friday-writing-17-worthmorethangold “Worth More Than Gold”

If you were absent today, check and correct your answers to “Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement” pronoun-antecedentagreementanswerkey SEE ME if you have questions. Start using correct Agreement in your writing. Proofread FW#17 to be sure it’s all correct.

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