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Classics effect

Classics effect

Classical myths are full of blood and gore, with characters having their livers pecked at by eagles or plunging to their deaths in the sea.  This tumultuous world may not seem to be the best place to take young people who have been removed from mainstream classes because of behavioural issues. But according to a campaign to get Classics taught in state schools, studying the characters of mythology could be one of the best ways to help troubled teens work through life’s big issues.

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