Greek mythology is the foundation for Western art and literature. Some of our most influential Western writers, such as Chaucer and Shakespeare, studied Greek myths and built upon them. Students are taken on a guided tour of ancient Greek myths in this book, with its colorful and illustrative images, and learn the importance of these myths in Greek society. Supports English language arts content standards requiring students to identify and analyze the characteristics of various literary forms and genres, such as myths.
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