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The king must die

  1. 1. choice novel project Martha M.<br />The King Must die & How to read literature like a Professor:“It’s Greek to Me” <br />
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  3. 3. The King Must Die<br />Mary Renault brought Theseus to life in the pages of her novel. she describes in vivid detail his life and how much he struggled to over come the obstacles that faith brought his way. The king must die was filled with classical themes, characters traits, monsters and quests. <br />
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  5. 5. “It’s Greek to Me”<br />This chapter in Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor, he explains how Greek Mythology links to everything we read today. In Mythology there's endless themes, characters are set up for failure, monsters, and Quests. Today’s literature has all of these building blocks. Basically everything goes back to Greek myths. <br />
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  7. 7. GODS!!!<br />Greek Gods have made a major impact on literacy. love, war, death, desire, power, disease , natural disasters, and so on. they all relate to life and how it all ties back to the roots of Greek Myths and Gods. <br />
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  9. 9. The Great Theseus <br />Theseus in The King Must Die, was a great leader. With good leadership brings loyalty, and that loyalty saves his life. Theseus believes that justice must be carried out. He values his honor more than he values his life. He strongly believes that his faith is planned before he is born. that is his religion, Theseus is similar to Wang Lung’s character in The Good Earth. they both are strong willed man that believe in their religions and Wang Lung believes in the goods that the earth may bring him and Theseus believes in gods.<br />

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