YOU MUST PRINT YOUR OUTLINE AND BRING TO CLASS WITH YOU ON MONDAY. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE YOUR LAPTOP. Odyssey Essay Outline
Your Essay Question: What are the 3 most important steps of the Hero’s Journey? Your Claim: The three most important steps of the Hero’s Journey are challenges & temptations, transformation, and atonement . Introduction Paragraph:
Hook: (Write a question, quote, imagine if/what if or song lyric to get your reader thinking about your claim) Importance: This is important because (briefly explain why the topic is important and connects to the hook in 1-2 sentences). Topic: In The Odyssey by Homer, (write a brief summary of the book that introduces the main characters and any important information the reader needs to understand your essay). Thesis/Claim: (Write your claim here). Therefore, the three most important steps of the Hero’s Journey are challenges & temptations, transformation, and atonement . TIED Paragraph #1:
Topic Sentence: One of most important steps of the Hero’s Journey is challenges & temptation. Introduce Evidence: Odysseus is thinking about killing the Cyclops because he wants to go home and he is stuck in the cave. He doesn’t kill the Cyclops because the Cyclops is the only strong person that can move the rock in the front of the cave. Evidence: “I considered whether to go near and draw my sharp sword and drive it into his breast; I could feel about till I found the place where the midriff encloses the liver. But second thoughts kept me back…….(Homer 112) ” Discuss Evidence (& conclusion):
TIED Paragraph #2:
Topic Sentence: Another most important step of the Hero’s Journey is Transformation. Introduce Evidence: Earlier in his journey Odysseus temper would have gotten the best of him. And he would have gotten angry and made an uproar. But Odysseus has learned his lesson and remained calm instead. Evidence: “Eumaios, I am surprised to see this hound lying on a dung- heap....
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