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I'm Not Crying, You're Crying: The Song of Achilles

March 08, 2021 Jennifer Fain and Paige Downey Season 3 Episode 5
Big Book Energy
I'm Not Crying, You're Crying: The Song of Achilles
Show Notes

Tune in for a dive into Greek mythology and a book that Jennifer says is the best she's read in a while and one that WILL make you cry: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller.

Mythology & Folklore: Greece

Resources used for general Greek mythology:

And here are the links Jennifer used for The Iliad:

Paige Presents Fun with Comics: Attack on Titan

The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

Creative’s Corner: YouTube channel, Useful Charts. Far more interesting than the name sounds so make sure to check it out!

Discussion Questions

  • Did you like Greek mythology growing up? What was your favorite myth if you had one?
  • What were your thoughts/impressions reading The Odyssey or The Iliad for school? (This is Jennifer assuming everyone had to read at least one of them at some point for school)

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