Today we’re going to start our unit on Greek tragedy.
As a first step, we’re going to research Aristotle’s definition of a tragedy.
Second, research the function of a Greek Chorus,
Finally, we will begin reading Euripides’ Greek tragedy The Bacchae.
- Read & annotate the first 10 pages of The Bacchae
- Focus on what we learn about Dionysus
- Identify any of the recurring metaphors we’ve discussed