Wednesday, May 3, 2017
After listening to the Psychiatrist Counsels Vets With Odyssey Audio, what are you thinking about the The Odyssey? Please specify your thoughts using a dynamic topic sentence and supporting evidence. This blog response is due by 2:30p.m. on Thursday, May 4th.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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 blog by 2:30p.m. on Thur., May 18th.
How is The Simpsons' 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 during class on May 9th or 16th.
Monday, April 24, 2017
What significant idea presented within The Iliad Educational Portal Link Video helps you establish a better understanding of the Heroic Elements: Heroic, Hubris, Guest/Host (Xenia)? Why? Please explain and defend your thinking using references to the video's content. This blog response is due by 2:30p.m. Thur., April 27th..
With reference to The Iliad/Odyssey Video, what did it make you contemplate regarding archetypal patterns? Homecoming? Pride? The hero? Divinities? Heroic Code? Guest/Host? Hubris? Other? Please quote from either text or the video. Please complete this blog response during class on April 25th.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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.