ERIC Number: EJ612850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Using Homer To Teach "The Ramayana."
Dodson, Charles B.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v28 n1 p68-73 Sep 2000
Describes how the author, in his sophomore world literature survey, uses the Homeric epics to introduce students to Valmiki's Indian epic, the "Ramayana." Describes how students look for likenesses between the two works, and for differences in cultural assumptions, content, and style. Notes students come to recognize and appreciate the delights of this unfamiliar work. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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