Thursday, February 23, 2012

"The Power Of Love?"

“Men seemed to have failed completely to comprehend the power of Eros, for if they did comprehend it, they would have built to him the greatest altars and temples and offered the greatest sacrifices, whereas he is given none of these honors, although he should have them most of all…”

From Aristophanes’ Speech in the Symposium

Could you use any of the myths we read about love to critique or support this quotation? Please react, evaluate, challenge, or contemplate.  (Please complete this blog response by Thurs.. Feb. 22, 2012.)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Trusting Cupid?

What is your reaction to the Cupid And Psyche myth's proclamation about "trust" within relationships? Please comment with quotations and/or references from the myth. This blog response should be completed by 8:30a.m. on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012.