The Muses - They are 9 in number. The daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne (Memory). At first they were not distinguished from each other. They were thought of as one mind one heart. It is said that when the Muses sing that a man forgets his dark thoughts and forgets all of his troubles.
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
RL/RI. 9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g. how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).