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Why Read The Odyssey?

A Letter to Students  Why We Read The Odyssey Tuesday, March 9, 2010 By Deborah Stokol I’ve been full-time substitute teaching English at Harvard-Westlake, my Alma mater, for six weeks now, lecturing on The Odyssey and covering Creative Writing. A … Continue reading

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Hidden Histories by Jonathan Gottschall

Hidden Histories ‘The Odyssey’ and ‘The Iliad’ are giving up new secrets about the ancient world By Jonathan Gottschall September 28, 2008 [This article has been abridged for use on the Excellence in Literature website.] NEARLY 3,000 YEARS after the … Continue reading

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Level 5 Resource Updates

World Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the updates for Level 5: World Literature that have happened since the most recent release of the EIL curriculum. … Continue reading

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Texts for World Literature

English V: World Literature What does World Literature cover? World Literature is a college-prep literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place in the historical development … Continue reading

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