Reflecting on the grafters in Circle 8 Bolgia 5, think about times in your life where graft has been prevalent. In the situation, were you the one on the giving or receiving end of graft? Explain the situation and compare and contrast it to the sinner whom Dante addresses in this Bolgia. At least 5 sentences.
Circle 8 Bolgia 5: The Grafters
Canto VI: The Gluttons
Based on Canto VI in "Inferno," reflect on the sinners and their punishments that have landed the sinners here. As the Gluttons, how has their desire for food and drink landed them in the Circle 3. Consider our Christianity as we embark on our journey through Lent as well take a look inside ourselves to prepare for the risen Christ. How have you been gluttonous with either food or drink? How often are we chasing after that which we think will fill us, allowing ourselves to be distracted from the One who really satisfies? At least 5 sentences.
Canto III: Abandon All Hope
Horatio's Role in "Hamlet"
Why do you think Hamlet asks Horatio to tell his story? How does Horatio’s role in Hamlet’s life differ from that of other characters in the play? Respond with 5 sentences and 2 pieces of textual evidence to support your claim.
Hamlet's Behavior with Ophelia
Using Act III Scene i for reference, what kind of sentiments do you think that Hamlet displays with his encounter with Ophelia? After thinking about this encounter, pretend to be Ophelia and write a journal entry revealing your true emotions and thoughts about how much Hamlet has changed since being in a relationship with you. What kinds of thoughts do you have now? Are you exasperated? Exhausted from his volatile behavior? Crazed? Despairing? Reveal your innermost thoughts and jot them down here. At least 5 sentences including 3 pieces of textual evidence in your response.
Mood in Act I Scene i of "Hamlet"
Describe the mood that Shakespeare creates in the opening scene of "Hamlet," when the ghost first appears. What specific words and actions create this mood? Give 3 specific examples from the text.
Is Revenge Common in Everyday Life?
Blog Response #3: How common do you believe the act of revenge is in everyday life? Write about specific incidents, including any in which you were involved or have witnessed. In your own opinion, was the act of revenge justified? If it was, why? What role does revenge play in high school “drama” that ensues every day? Explain, explaining an incident that happened to you or a friend. At least 5 sentences.
As you reflect on the beginning of your sophomore year at CWNC, identify what makes this community so unique to you. What elements of our North family differentiate us from other high schools? What makes us "North?" What does this new school, new school, new curriculum, new faculty mean to you? How can you explain who we are to people who are not already familiar to our school? What does it mean to be a Trojan? How does one exemplify Pride and Tradition whilst attending CWNC? Write at least 10 sentences to thoroughly explain your response. Be specific and identify examples to support your response.
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