Mueller Monday, June 26, 2006 Mythology 28-107 A twelve-hour trip is an excellent opportunity to get some reading done. Prometheus suffered at the hands of an angry Zues, not a little but immensly. If there are no new questions to answer for a chapter and you haven't answered your two questions, then you can answer a question that has already been answered. He originally thought that the body frame would be too laborious to make. Well so far only two have added anything to this blog and only two have received bonus points. This is the same idea directors of horror films have when the play the telling music. Favret for an insightful discussion of this question.
Third, I am working on grading the essay rewrites. That is not a good thing. Well, we have a month left until school starts! He won't know when or if he will ever finish it will consume his life when he chooses to create this. Okay, so it has been nearly a month since I last updated this blog, and for those of you who have been checking you are probably tired of reading the same stuff over and over again! They will prepare you for the essay questions. Page 117- you can not miss the tone of the first paragraph. I will check your current Works Consulted page while you take your assessment.
I will however give you up on more of the test. Really I haven't been eating that long. Remember that at this point in the creature's story Shelley is establishing his innate nature is good. Shelley gives it all to us up front. These are figures who would have been familiar during Shelley's lifetime, so all she needs to do is allude to them and her message is clear.
October 22 Huck Finn Study Questions 14-17 Due Last day to work on Movie Maker! I like this guy; he of course is severly punished for his crime; but, hey, we get the good stuff! Although he was an absolutely brilliant scientist, he was no god. What is foreshadowed at the end of Chapter 2? What should he be worried about? Do you understand this type of question and line of thinking moving forward? If you don't know the meaning of this word then you will find it difficult to answer the question. By becoming immersed completely, some would say obsessively,in this mission towards discovery he lost himself and ended up sabotaging his life. Why does Shelley end chapter 12 your study guide says 13; that is a typo on an apparently optimistic note? While the answer is obvious- he is surprised that it can produce such opposite effects it warms him but also burns him , it is important to note the allusions and symbolism. You can check your grades online. Do not just skip words that are unfamiliar to you. Does it remind you of any other Shakespeare play? Thursday, August 31, 2006 Finishing Frankenstein I hate to quit when it's getting good, but I went back to school this week and all my time has been spent in meetings, setting up the classroom, and planning my lessons.
It could be worse; I met a teacher from Florida who reported back the 31st of July, and Douglas reports the 24th of August. On your novel- make sure you study your essay. Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron George Gordan were long-time intellectual friends and towards the end Shelley became quite competitive. Chapters 11 and 12 What technique does Shelley employ to provide the reader with the creature's story? Where did the creature go? Frankenstein eventually changes his mind when he sees that many if these new chemists' findings made sense. Then there is the disappearance of the creature and the fact that Victor apparently forgets him out of sight out of mind? Victor's creation is an example of what happens when science merges with nature. I do hope we will read it this year, but reading it before hand will be benificial. His hubris blinded him of potential consequences.
One certainly expects some reversal after Victor's apparent recovery. But we know very little about what the creature is thinking at this point in the story, so we can only take a guess. I want to know how you responded, and then I will respond to you. You can still comment and question those entries. I please do not ignore the information in these notes especially if you haven't read the poem. I will not answer this question for you, but I will give you a hint- Victor has a dream. Test on the other works: For the myth test you will need to match the Greek gods with their Roman equivalent, and know the functions of the major gods.
Victor is of course repulsed by the creature's physical ugliness, but the true horror is the fact that he has overstepped his bounds as a human being what are some passages that would lead me to this answer? Look into how this novel is a reaction against the ideas of Enlightenment. What affect does it have on the story being told? What are the things that spur his recovery? This is great practice for the school year and a great opportunity to discuss with your classmates! Waldman and the effect that his lecture and guidance have on Victor? Silvia, Samantha, and Alisson, I never got your brag sheets. What in the answer about would lead to the feelings of depression? Anyway, many of you have asked about annotating- how and why. While it is our instinct to argue that because of his mistakes he is not a hero at all, but that is what makes a hero in literature. Page 31: The purpose of Apollo's oracle was a guide to mankind used to show the god's will and cleanse.
Because of what he has created feelings of depression quickly follow. Waldman and the effect that his lecture and guidance have on Victor? You will use an uploaded recent photo on yearbookavenue. Do you think Frankenstein is as guilty as he feels he is? Something I can respond to--thank you Sam C! Look them up, write down the definition, and how the word works in context how does it add to the meaning? Answer the question based on that description: It is dark and raining; the candle is almost burned out; overall, it is a very creepy setting. There is other information about the stories you read, but if you read and completed the study guide you should do fine. Despite his noble character, he has a blind spot that allows him to commit errors in both action and judgment; g.
Now let's move to Frankenstein. But the hints in clues are many times pretty obvious. Hone in on one specific adventure and give as much detail as you can. Please add any of your own insights to any of the questions or others. There could be many possible reasons, but based on later reactions from the creature, it is clear that Shelley is depicting the poignancy of the creature's reaching out for the creator. It seems to be ironic because Frankenstein's mother is extremely caring and nurturing, which is why Elizabeth came to love with them, but was not permitted by anyone to aid Elizabeth when she was ill herself. Frankenstein react the way he does to his success with the creation? Total breakdown: 1 A, 2 Bs, 0 C, 7 Ds, 8 Fs.