Animal Farm: On the (Tax) Farm

We will begin with and discuss this video:

Let’s review the SEVEN Commandments of Animalism:

  1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
  2. Whatever goes upon four legs or has wings, is a friend.
  3. No animal shall sleep in a bed
  4. No animal shall drink alcohol.
  5. No animal shall kill other animal.
  6. No animal shall wear clothes.
  7. All animals are equal.

Explain, in your opinion, what’s the meaning of this bit of foreshadowing (30 points):

“What is going to happen to all that milk” said someone.

3 Monsters – The Scylla, Charybdis, and the Sirens

Things continue to get worse.  Not only does Odysseus find out his mother is dead, but he has to navigate past the Scylla and Charybdis, AND he now knows that there are men in Ithaca who want to steal his world.

Learning Target: The life lessons that are found in Great Literature.

After covering the 2 pages for today, please answer the following (30 points):

  1. The monsters, Scylla, Charybdis, and The Sirens are all women – Why do you think this is so?
  2. How do the Sirens trap you, and how is Odysseus to avoid the trap?
  3. Circe tells Odysseus it’s better to lose 6 crewmembers than all of them.  Why?

Today’s reading:

Today’s video: 6:10 – 17:53

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