sappho’s lyric poetry

imagery
refers to the “word pictures” that authors create to evoke an emotional response

sensory details
descriptions that appeal to one or more of the 5 senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell

paraphrase
put something into your own words; usually about the same length as the original passage

subtle
hard to detect

surpass
to exceed

fasten
to attach firmly

it brings everything home again
In “Most Beautiful of All the Stars,” why does the speaker consider Hesperus that most beautiful of all the stars?

the speaker seems head over heals for the one who “matched the gods”
How would you describe the speaker of “In My Eyes He Matched the Gods”?

she who surpasses all human kind in beauty, abandoned her husband, went sailing to the shores of Tory and never thought of her child, let alone her parents, and forgot them all
In “Some Say Thronging Cavalry,” what does the speaker say about Helen of Troy?