Sinuhe the Egyptian: A Novel Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Mika Waltari
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 208 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Book 1, The Reed Boat

• Book1, Chapter 1

• Book begins in third year of Sinuhe's exile on the shores of the eastern sea.

• Sinuhe tells the story in first-person narrative recalling his life and begins with his birth.

• Sinuhe will never again smell the black earth which is Egypt.

• Sinuhe explains that his name was once inscribed in the Pharaoh's gold book and served at his right hand and was his friend.

• Sinuhe then explains that, like a man, he wanted more and was finally driven from Thebes in the 6th year of the reign of Pharaoh Horemheb.

• Sinuhe notes that if you've drunk of the Nile water, your throat cannot be quenched any other way.

• Book 1, Chapter 2

• Senmut is Sunuhe's father and a poor physician.

• Senmut is born in the reign of King Amenhotep III in the same year as the "one whose name may no longer be named...

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