Monday, November 30, 2009

WELCOME BACK! I hope you enjoyed your break!

Dear Mythology Classes,

We continued our presentations today. The following characters were presented:
  • Lotus-Eaters/Polyphemus
  • Aeolus/Laestragonians
  • Circe/Sirens


1. Please read "Cupid and Psyche" pg. 96 (on quiz)

2. Please read "Midas" pgs. 292-293 (on quiz)

3. Please read "Daedalus" pgs. 144-145 (on quiz)

4. You will have a quiz on Wed.covering the following characters:

  • Minotaur/Daedalus
  • Ariadne/Pan/Midas
  • Medusa/Graea or Grey Witches
  • Andromeda/Casseopeia
  • Eris/Eros
  • Chiron/Muses

Your "practice quiz" is below. Please identify the BEST character from the given prompt and the hero associated with each.


1. We have never known the benefits of youth. _____________ (we) ____________(hero)
2. I "own" a cement company. ____________ (I) ________________ (hero
3. "Do you need some thread for your shoe?" _______________ ___________ (hero)
4. Because you abandoned my wife, I will make you forget the colors of black and white _____________ (wife) _____________ (hero)
5. "My love for it is so full of bull." ___________ (associated monster) __________(hero)
6. I am kept in a labyrinth. ________________ (I) _______________ (hero)
7. My love, Shrinx, will always remain close to my lips. _____________ (my)

8. I excel at creating decoy cows, mazes, and wings. __________( I) ___________(hero)

9. My mother is the guilty party. I am innocent of arrogance towards the gods. __________ (I) _____________ (hero)

10. We have taught many students how to "sing and dance." ____________ (we)

11. I taught Achilles the art of warfare. ____________(I) ____________(hero)

12. I helped my true love collect the beauty of Persephone. _____________ (I)

13. I love roller-coasters because I value hanging upside down. __________(I) ____________ (hero)

14. "Nurse" of Contention _____________(nurse) ____________(hero)

I look forward to seeing you on Wednesday.



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