10th Grade Literature

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A grade does not define who you are, but it shows how much effort and work one puts into academics. What matters the most is that you do your best in each subject and come out of it with a greater understanding. I believe that because of my hard work and everything I have learned in World Literature, I deserve an A. Before 10th grade literature, I was not aware of special writing techniques. One of the most important ones being point, example, explain. I would write only in basic, unorganized ways that all teachers would teach. I also could not be given a topic and write an essay on it in twenty-five minutes. I would need days to complete it and was not taught how to get it done quickly. I never learned about Greek literature, read The Iliad, or really understood Chinese poetry. Many of these interesting topics and things that I never was interested in, were transformed through 10th grade literature. …show more content…

I read The Iliad for the first time and to my surprise, I really enjoyed it. It was my favorite book that I read during the class. I fully understood it and it had a strong plot that was easy to follow. I am not a huge reader but actually could get through this book quite easily. This book had action and kept me wondering what was going to happen next, allowing me understand it. The Iliad came to life for me as I visited the Getty Museum and learned a lot about Greek literature and how it affected the past. I learned about Greek gods and goddesses such as Hades, Artemis, Hera, Aphrodite and many more. Greek literature extremely expanded my knowledge and was a great way begin the

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