John Keats’s Greek Odes Lessons
This supplement and lesson (with two 15-question worksheets) helps students explore and interpret the themes and figurative language in Keats’s two great Greek odes, Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode to Psyche, in the context of Ancient Greek culture. Students also compare the poems to other art works in visual and musical media.
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COMMON CORE STANDARDS MET WITH THIS LESSON:
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).