Song out of Midian



In this unit, we're going to study one of my favorite poems: "A Song out of Midian" by Robert. E Howard. The poem tells the story of a warrior king who falls in love with one of his female slaves. The king is rich and powerful, but can he buy her love?

This poem is somewhat difficult. Many students don't fully "get it" on the first reading. But don't worry: We're going to read it several times, and I'm going to explain it to you, line by line.

In the next lesson, I'm going to start by telling you about the author, Robert E. Howard.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.