What Do You Look for in Modern Translation?
Every text is, to some extent, a bafflement to its translator, because every language, like every writer, has characteristics that ... hexameter into an irregular five-beat rhythm inspired in part by the late poems of Wallace Stevens — brought me closer ...
In the footsteps of a Hindu epic
A longside staging the Ramayana, taking on the Hindu epic the Mahabharata presents one of the most daunting tasks for a theatre director. Eighteen books long, covering many years of war in a misty, faraway time, the Sanskrit poem is sometimes said to be ...
Use Zelda to teach concepts of an epic
Instead, why not use Zelda to teach the characteristics of an epic hero and his journey ... this gives teachers some ideas on how to incorporate a timeless classic game into teaching epic poetry. Students could definitely benefit from having a visual ...
Play is excavation: the search for game poetry
While both modern poetry (defined here as poetry from the twentieth century onwards) and early arcade games are diverse enough that no catch-all claims can be made, there are some common characteristics ... will be done in about five minutes.
WRAP-UP/HOMEWORK: Students use what they learned in class about pi to write a pi-ku, limerick, sonnet, epic poem or other genre of their choosing ... Investigate another of the 5 most important numbers in math: 0, 1, pi, e and i. How is the number defined?