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Odysseus, An Egotistical Cretan

Odysseus tells Athena, whom he believes is a shepherd, a false account, of how he came to Ithaca, primarily since he needs to keep his identity a secret, familiarize himself with the situation on Ithaca and formulate a plan to execute the suitors. He perceives that he has arrived in a mist-shrouded and unknown land. […]

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The Journey of Our Lives

Chris McCandless was very successful in his journey. Some of us judge success by how people advance, usually financially or even physically, during their journey. I feel that success can be interpreted in many different ways. In the book, Into the Wild a young man by the name of Chris McCandless takes a journey to […]

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Home Observation for Measurement

HOME scoring stands for Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment. HOME scoring measures the quality of home life a child has. Yeates conducted a longitudinal study with children aged 2,3, and 4. Yeates measured the mothers and childrens IQ, and found that the best predictor of the childs IQ at 2 was the mothers […]

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Homer in ‘The Simpsons’

Within the show itself, a lot of music is used to evoke and communicate meaning; when something bad is happening, the music will be slow and quiet. When somebody is in danger, the music changes with the action, and is fast and louder than normal. Just as much as music is used in the programme, […]

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Homer’s Odyssey

‘There are tears for suffering’ Aeneid 1. 462. Show how Virgil conveys the pathos of suffering in the Aeneid. To what extent is a sympathetic vision of life evident in Homer’s Odyssey? Above all else, the Odyssey is a moral poem, where the guilty are punished and the good are exulted. No loose ends or […]

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Midterm Reflection

Over this semester, I have been learning about more writing techniques to use for essays. I am trying to get all the skills I can to prepare me for other prompts from now until college. I have learned a fair amount of new things that can help to make my writing better. Now I look […]

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