Session 1

There's nothing to do for the first class session. Just come with your questions!

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Session 2

For today's class, read the following from Mythology. We recommend breaking up the reading using the reading schedule.

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 13
  • Chapter 14
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Session 3

For today's class, read the Iliad, Books I-VI.

If you need or would like extra help, I recommend Sparknotes. You can access their material on the Iliad here. 

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Session 4

For today's class, read The Iliad, Books VII-XII.

If you need or would like extra help, I recommend Sparknotes. You can access their material on the Iliad here

Note: Your first Literary Analysis paper is due on October 17, 2016 (Session 8). You should start thinking about a topic!

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Session 5

For today's class, read The Iliad, Books XIII-XVIII.

Your literary analysis paper is due on October 17 (session 8). Don't procrastinate!

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Session 6

For today's class, read The Iliad, Books XIX-XXIV.

Don't forget! Your paper is due on October 17. It's getting close!

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Session 7

For today's class, read Chapter 15 in Mythology.

Also, read Books I-IV in The Odyssey.

If you need help understanding this week's reading, feel free to make use of Spark Notes. Click here for their section on the Odyssey

Don't forget that your paper is due next week, October 17.

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Session 8

For today's class, read Books V-XI in The Odyssey.

Your Literary Analysis paper is due today also. Email it to Mr. Wasko at brian@waskolit.com before the start of class. 

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Session 9

For today's class, read Books XII-XVIII in The Odyssey.

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Session 10

For today's class, read Boks XIX-XXIV in The Odyssey.

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Session 11

For today's class, read the following Chapters in Edith Hamilton's Mythology:

  • Chapter 2: The Two Great Gods of Earth
  • Chapter 3: How the World and Mankind Were Created
  • Chapter 4:The Earliest Heroes
  • Chapter 17: The House of Atreus
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Session 12

For today's class, read Agamemnon in its entirety.

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Session 13

For today's class, read Chapters 6 and 18 in Mythology.

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Session 14

For today's class, read Oedipus Rex (or Oedipus the King).

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Session 15

For today's class, read chapters 7, 8, and 10 in Mythology.

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Session 16

For today's class, read the play Medea

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Session 17

For today's class, read chapters 9, 11 and 12 in Mythology.

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Session 18

For today's class, read the play Antigone, by Sophocles.

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Session 19

For this week's class, read the following fables by Aesop:

  • "The Fox and the Goat"
  • "The Kid and the Wolf"
  • "The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg"
  • "Mercury and the Woodman"
  • "The Wold and the Crane"
  • "The Boys and the Frogs"
  • "The Goat and the Lion"
  • "The Peacock and the Crane"
  • "The Old Hound"
  • "The Ass and the Little Dog"
  • "The Fox and the Grapes"
  • "The Boy Who Cried Wolf"
  • "The Lion and the Mouse"
  • "The Hen and the Fox"
  • "The Dove and the Ant"
  • "The Goatherd and the Goats"
  • "The Oak and the Reeds"
  • "Hercules and the Wagoner"
  • "The Traveler and the Bear"
  • "The Fox and the Crow"
  • "The Old Man and His Sons"
  • "The Maid and the Pail of Milk"
  • "The Ants and the Grasshopper"
  • "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing"
  • "The Fox and the Stork"
  • The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse"
  • The Serpent and the Man"
  • "The Eagle and the Arrow"
  • "The Fox and the Woodman"
  • "The Dog and His Shadow"
  • "The Old Man, His Son, and the Ass"
  • "The Fox and the Lion"
  • "The Leopard and the Fox"
  • "The Wolf and the Kid"
  • "The Vain Jackdaw"
  • "Belling the Cat"
  • "The Covetous Man"
  • "The Cock and the Fox"
  • "The Hare and the Tortoise"
  • "The Stag Looking into the Pool"
  • "The Boy and the Figs"
  • "Socrates and His Friends"
  • "The Wolf and the Ass"
  • "The Crow and the Pitcher"
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Session 20

For today's class, read chapter 5 in Mythology and chapters 1-7 in Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis.

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Session 21

For today's class, read chapters 8-17 in Till We Have Faces.

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Session 22

For today's class, read chapters 18-25 in Till We Have Faces. This completes the book. 

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Session 23

For today's class, read the following Dialogues by Plato: Apology, Crito, Euthyphro.

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Session 24

For today's class, read books 1-5 in Plato's Republic.

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Session 25

For today's class, read books 6-10 in Plato's Republic.

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Session 26

For today's class, read Aristotle's Poetics.

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Session 27

For today's class, read the following:

  • Mythology, chapters 16 & 20
  • The Aeneid by Virgil, books 1 & 2
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Session 28

For today's class, read books 3-6 in The Aeneid.

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Session 29

For today's class, read the following:

  • Mythology, chapter 21
  • The Aeneid, books 7-9
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Session 30

For today's class, read books 10-12 of The Aeneid. This completes the work.

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Session 31

For today's class, read the following sections of Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans:

  • Caesar
  • Marcus Brutus
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Session 32

For today's class, read Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

Last day of class! Enjoy your summer!

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