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Longman School Drama: The Search for Odysseus playscript by Charles Way
  

Longman School Drama: The Search for Odysseus playscript

Part of the LONGMAN SCHOOL DRAMA Series

Synopsis

Longman School Drama: The Search for Odysseus playscript by Charles Way

Based on Homer? s epic poem, The Odyssey, this play centres on the hero? s son, Telemachus, and his quest to find his lost father.Telemachus was only a year old when Odysseus left to fight in the Trojan wars, leaving his wife, Penelope, behind. Years later, the war is over and Telemachus and Penelope expect Odysseus to return. When he does not, Penelope? s suitor, Eurymachus, determines to take Odysseus? s place. To stop him,Telemachus must find his father and bring him home. What are the themes?Families, relationships, growing up, myths and legends. Teaching pointsThe play provides an accessible stimulus for work on myths and legends. Vivid characters, that pupils will be able to relate to, and a compelling plot can lead to exciting oral and written work.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th April 2007

Author

Charles Way

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Publisher

Longman an imprint of Pearson Education Limited

Format

Paperback
104 pages

Categories

Drama & performing (Children's / Teenage)
Educational: English literature

ISBN

9781405856836

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