Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Vase Interpretation Quiz?

Based upon Dr. Castellani's presentation and your notes, evaluate this black/red figure vase image.  Please decode through commentary.  Think about direction, borders, placement, and symbols or manifestations.  This blog response is a quiz and should be completed during class today.

Monday, May 7, 2018

"Star Wars" And Greek Mythology?

Is there a mythology to Star Wars?  If anything, what patterns do you see regarding Greek Mythology and Star Wars?  What will you take with you to other subjects regarding Greek Mythology?  Final observant thoughts to ponder about Greek Mythology? Please complete this blog response by 2:30p.m. on Thurs., May 17th.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Does 'The Iliad' Still Matter?

After listening to the podcast addressing Why 'The Iliad Still' Matters Today, do you think The Iliad still matters? Explain and defend why. Please complete this response in class on the day that we listen to the podcast.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Cyclops: "The Odyssey" Text To Film?

What subtle or overt differences did you notice regarding the Book IX The Odyssey reading and The Odyssey film clip of the Cyclops episode?  Explain, note, argue, quote, and defend.  Anything regarding the Heroic Code, Guest/Host Relationship, or hubris?  After watching the film clip, please respond during class.

Counseling And The Use Of "The Iliad" And "The Odyssey?"

After listening to the Psychiatrist Counsels Vets With Odyssey Audio, what are you thinking about the The Iliad And The Odyssey?  Please specify your thoughts using a dynamic topic sentence and supporting evidence.  After listening to the audio clip, please respond during class.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

"The Simpsons" And "The Odyssey?"

How is The Simpsons' video clip (Simpson's Video Clip) a parody and/or satire of The Odyssey and heroes in Greek Mythology?  Please list at least one specific from the Heroic Code as you explain and defend your assessment and thinking.  This response is due by 2:30p.m. on Tues., May 8th.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Greek Heroes?

Based upon our hybrid Socratic discussion regarding several Greek Heroes (Jason/Perseus/Theseus/Hercules), what patterns are you noticing? Do you now think differently about the labeling of a hero or heroine? Argue, explain, and defend. Please complete this blog response after our class discussion.