1. As you listened to the first lines of Beowulf in Old English (from the video) could you pick out any words that sound like modern English? What were they? 2. What did you find interesting about the introductory information? 3. What happens in Beowulf in the section you read so far? 4. Why is… Continue reading Have you read beowulf before?
Write a rough publish of your own creation story. Use an artifact if you want. Your story can be nonfiction or fiction, and the creation can be literal or metaphorical or both, but it has to be based on a truth from your own true life. Your story should include at least one trope/image/theme we… Continue reading Use an artifact if you want.
Using hymns from the Rigveda Samhita as evidence, explore (1) the nature and significance of (a) INDRA, (b) SOMA, or (c) GODDESSES within Vedic Mythology, and (2) the cultural impact of these Vedic deities on Early Vedic communities (c.1000 BCE). How, in other words, did Vedic myths about “X” shape ideas of power, identity, social… Continue reading Select one of the following three reading sets.
Option 1 – Watch either The Great Gatsby or The Color Purple and relate it to “The Way to Wealth” The American Dream lecture in Week 1 points out that Poor Richard’s Almanac was an annual publication that included calendar lists, home recipes, weather forecasts, etc. What made Franklin’s almanac unlike other almanacs was the… Continue reading Three maxims from franklin’s “the way to wealth” that the characters embody in the color purple (or the great gatsby) are _____, _____, and _____.
Answer the question above with the following readings from https://www.macmillanhighered.com/launchpad/wiesnerhanks12e/20841009/Home# ALL EVIDENCE IN CHAPTER 1 ”Understanding the Early Human Past” People throughout the world have developed systems of classification that help them understand things: earth and sky; seen and unseen; animal, vegetable, and mineral; past, present, and future. Among these systems of classification was one… Continue reading Through spoken language homo sapiens began to develop collective explanations for the world around them that we would now call religion, science, and philosophy.
post your own Socratic dialogue in a thread of your own (and always give it a catchy title) use this as aint example https://www.thoughtco.com/socratic-dialogue-argumentation-1691972#:~:text=Socrates%3A%20I%20should%20wish%20to,Athens%2C%20but%20in%20all%20places.
Latin https://geoffreysteadman.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/livy.aucbk1_.06oct19.pdf 1) You do not have to translate to english 2)show the declension for each word, write if its a verb, adjective, noun, pronoun, superlative, gerundive etc. on pages 1-3 or 919-21) on top.
Paragraph for assignmnent is circled in Red on attached document The one paragraph needs to be paraphased into a simpler format Paraphrasing is a rephrasing of the entire content of the original text; the goal is to make the text more accessible to the average reader Be sure to read for its accurate literal meaning… Continue reading Paragraph for assignmnent is circled in Red on attached document
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By now you should have watched “Shakespeare behind Bars” — a documentary film about a production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest by inmates at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in Kentucky. The film examines how a “classic” travels into a very different world than the ones we have been considering so far in our class. Please… Continue reading By now you should have watched “Shakespeare behind Bars” — a documentary film a
The writing assignment for this week is to read, summarize, and respond to, an article by Eric Gibson. Gibson, Eric. “The Overexposed Museum.” New Criterion, 32(4), 19-21. When you read the article, make sure that you note down Gibson’s main point, the evidence that he uses, and the conclusions that he comes to by the… Continue reading The writing assignment for this week is to read, summarize, and respond to, an a