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Heroes, historical and fictional, Part One

Who is the hero in this story? He is introduced to us in Canto One (think of a Canto as a chapter in a novel), in accordance with epic etiquette. 689 more words

Libros Latin@s: Summer of the Mariposas

By Lila Quintero Weaver

DESCRIPTION FROM THE PUBLISHER: When Odilia and her four sisters find a dead body in the swimming hole, they embark on a hero’s journey to return the dead man to his family in Mexico. 1,028 more words

Latin@ Literature

Blurbs From the Branch: Books Based on the Odyssey

Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, is one of the most important pieces of literature in the world. The tale of Odysseus’ 10-year journey home from the Trojan War has an incredibly strong presence in our culture. 431 more words

Books

The Odyssey

By: Homer

Original Language: Ancient Greek

Copies: 2

Status: read

Love and Marriage, Part 2: War

There are marriages that turn into war zones, as husband and wife become enemy combatants in the trenches and minefields of their shared lives. But sometimes partners who love each other have the misfortune to live or to be separated during an actual war and to live in a real war zone. 763 more words