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The love of Orpheus for his would-be bride Eurydice is insurmoutable—even by the curse of death. Take a poetic trip to the underworld as the honey-voiced Orpheus pleads for the life of his love with an enjoyable audio retelling.
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- Have class members listen to the story independently, write a narrative summary, and compare their understanding of the plot to their peers'
- Pause periodically during a class reading to check for understanding
- Open the lesson with a journal prompt about a time when learners felt such extreme doubt that they failed in their endeavors
- Begins with an introduction; verse starts at 0:33
- Consider providing a short synopsis of the story to readers before assigning the audiobook, or after one listening session
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- Includes a plethora of common images in Greek mythology, including the river Styx, Persephone, and Hades
- Narrator speaks at an understandable and rhythmic pace