Name: Luis Date: 11/22/13 Block: S4 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 ecause the Cyclops is the only strong person that can move the rock in the front of the cave. Evidence: “l 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 earned his lesson and remained calm instead. Evidence: “Eumaios, I am surprised to see this hound lying on a dung- heap. He looks a fine animal, but of course I don’t know if he speed to match his looks;”(Homer 217).
Discuss Evidence (& conclusion): TIED paragraph #3: Topic Sentence: Another most important step of the Hero’s Journey is atonement Introduce Evidence: Odysseus needs to atone for killing the suitors. Odysseus killed lots of suitors and all of those suitors have at least one family member that will take revenge back. Evidence: “If you take the life of one man in this community and he has number of friends to avenge him afterwards you must leave your country to escape his kinsmen”(Homer 285).
Discuss Evidence (& conclusion): Conclusion Thesis/Claim: (Rewrite your thesis/claim in new words). To conclude the three most important steps of the Hero’s Journey are challenges & temptations, transformation and atonement Review main idea: (Review and summarize the evidence that supports your clalm). unaerstanalng: (Explaln tne new unaerstan01ng you nave about the topic based on what you learned from the book) End on a thoughtful or hopeful note: (Write what you want the reader to learn from your essay)