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Laura C., Meredith K., Sam M. and Nitish R.
Night from the Rig Veda
    Praise for the goddess of night

     Describes how she controls all
     All people go to ...
The apostrophe…
    The speaker, a herdsman, addresses

    the goddess of night, Ratri
     Out of fear he prays to her...
The Vedas
  Ancient large body of texts and hymns

  originating in India
 Hindu’s believe it to be divine
     Fitting...
Group 4 Photos/ Sound clip




http://fc55.deviantart.com/fs41/f/2009/026/
8/6/Ushas_Ratri_by_Raindropmemory.jpg
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  1. 1. Laura C., Meredith K., Sam M. and Nitish R.
  2. 2. Night from the Rig Veda Praise for the goddess of night   Describes how she controls all  All people go to there houses to rest  Ends with the herdsman expressing how he feels about this goddess ○ Prays to her out of fear Ratri is the goddess of night   Fills all spaces  Female  Sister of twilight
  3. 3. The apostrophe… The speaker, a herdsman, addresses  the goddess of night, Ratri  Out of fear he prays to her “I have driven this hymn to you as the  herdsman drives cows. Choose and accept it, O Night, daughter of the sky, like a song of praise to a conqueror (World Literature 456).”
  4. 4. The Vedas Ancient large body of texts and hymns  originating in India  Hindu’s believe it to be divine  Fitting to hear hymns Contains history of Hindu culture 
  5. 5. Group 4 Photos/ Sound clip http://fc55.deviantart.com/fs41/f/2009/026/ 8/6/Ushas_Ratri_by_Raindropmemory.jpg http://bikramsth.files.wordpress.com/200 8/03/vedas.jpg

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