You received a packet in class that contains pages 46 - 71 of the Epic of Gilgamesh. Please answer the six questions/tasks on pages 46 - 55, and create a map showing the places and people that Gilgamesh interacts with on his journey from page 56 - page 71. All reading and tasks due on Tuesday 2/27.
If you were absent or have lost your packet, see below for images of these pages/tasks:
Rough draft of your Comparative Literature MW is due tomorrow (2/13):
Based on the 10 creation myths from around the world that you read, you'll be drafting a comparative analysis that examines how one common concept is developed across at least 3 of those myths
Click HERE for a digital copy of the assignment.
REMINDER: You need to complete your planning sheet by Friday 2/9 in order to conference with a teacher, and your rough draft is due on Tuesday 2/13!
Using an epic story (book, series, TV show, movie) of your choice, fill in the chart showing how your chosen story "maps" onto the 8 elements commonly found in Epic Literature. Due in class tomorrow, Thursday 2/8.
Use the chart you were given in class or click HERE for a digital copy.
Your survey of 10 different Creation Myths from around the world is due by the beginning of class on Tuesday, Feb 6.
You have the full class period FRIDAY 2/2 and MONDAY 2/5 to read and fill in your Myth Tracker. However, depending on your reading speed and your focus in class, you may need to complete some additional myths outside of class.
All the myths we are using can be found HERE
and the blank Myth Tracker can be found HERE.
Gods & Heroes - world literature
This course dives into foundational legends and myths from around the world, investigating how societies have used story-telling to shape and transmit their identities and values. We will have the opportunity to do a comparative study of central texts and figures from a variety of ancient civilizations.