This week, the Grade 12 English students continued their journey into Oedipus the King, second of the three Theban plays. They brought Sophocles’ words to life with contemporary dramatic readings. As students continue to explore and analyze Oedipus, they will reflect on quintessential themes of human existence such as fate, free will, and the importance of stories.
This week, the Grade 10 English class was “illuminated” with the literature and history of the Dark Ages. They studied fundamental medieval texts such as the Arthurian legends and the timeless tale of Tristan and Iseult. Students also enjoyed watching Monty Python and the Holy Grail, which provided a satiric perspective to their studies of medieval literature.