Tuesday, December 5, 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. After listening to the audio clip, please respond during class.
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.
Sunday, December 3, 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 this blog response by 2:30p.m. on Tues., Dec. 12th.
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., Dec. 12th.
Wednesday, November 29, 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., Nov. 30th.
Monday, November 27, 2017
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 by 2:30p.m. on or before Nov. 30th.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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.