Horror in ancient Greece and Rome[ edit ] Athenodorus The genre of horror has ancient origins with roots in folklore and religious traditions, focusing on death, the afterlife, evil, the demonic and the principle of the thing embodied in the person. European horror fiction became established through works by the Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans.
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Please review the FAQs and contact us if you find a problem. Students will receive an overview of British literature from early Anglo-Saxon to Modern.
Literary study will be infused with historical applications for a better understanding of the social and historical context of the readings.
Literary terms and elements of poetry will be discussed throughout this course. The study of grammar and mechanics of writing will continue with a focus on reviewing concepts and avoiding common errors.
Students will further improve their writing through the study of problem areas as well as regular use of response journals. Spelling and Vocabulary will largely come from literary terminology, but will also include the study of root words and affixes in preparation for college entrance examinations.
Additionally, SAT prep will be included as part of this course. Writing assignments will include Responses to Literature journal entries for each work read, a literary and narrative essay of words in length, a research paper of pages, and a final literary analysis paper of pages.
Students will have unit tests at the end of each unit. The final exam will not be cumulative. Refer to this often as you work through the course. You will have vocabulary quizzes throughout the course and vocabulary words will appear on your unit tests. You will be identifying the significance of terms over the course of several related lessons.
Copy the following terms into your vocabulary notebook: As you read, take notes and save your document to continue to add to it. You will be using these notes to write journal entries and essays.
Be sure to mark down the source this information comes from as you take notes. You always want to credit your sources properly. Read this page about wyrd and summarize its meaning in your notes. Take notes about their way of life, focusing on the other five terms.
Writing Complete this tutorial on plagiarism. This is referencing college work, but it is important to understand and apply these concepts now. Explain to someone what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. You may choose to create an account with Khan Academy to keep track of your progress. Choose one activity from Reading or Writing to complete every other day.
Day 2 Vocabulary This year we will be studying word roots and affixes. Understanding the meanings of these can help you with quickly identifying definitions of new words as well as prepare you for the vocabulary requirements of college entrance exams.
Set up a page in your Vocabulary Notebook as follows: Before we begin reading some Old English poetry, we will look at some of its elements and related terminology. Click on each term and summarize its definition so you have a clear understanding of its meaning.+ free ebooks online.
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Go to: Distributed Proofreaders. The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel written by Oscar Wilde at the end of the Victorian Age. The novel is set in London, at the end of the 19th century. The plot The main character of the novel is Dorian Gray, a young man, incredibly beautiful.
The Picture Of Dorian Gray - I wanted to have you all to myself. I was only happy when I was with you" (Wilde ). With these two ideas of innocence, it implores the question that maybe underneath every innocent person there is an evil waiting to emerge.
The Picture of Dorian Gray First published: , serial; , expanded Type of work: Novel Dorian Gray, wishing never to age, wants his portrait to age for him and gets his wish. Dorian Gray, the title character of The Picture of Dorian Gray, is a decadent dandy of the Victorian era.
Concerned with little but appearances, he lives a reckless, nonproductive existence. Day 1(*) Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Old English. 1. (*)Print out your grading sheet for the first quarter or use the Excel version.
Vocabulary. 1. Keep a vocabulary notebook and/or notecards for terms you will be . The juxtaposition is often Played for Laughs, especially with male characters. Other such scenes may attempt fanservice, particularly when the characters are the opposite gender of the intended demographic.
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