“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
use any of the myths we read about love to critique or support this
quotation? In your response, react, evaluate, challenge, or contemplate.
(Please complete this blog response by Thu., Feb. 27th, 2014.)
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Based upon your Cosmogony account readings and background Greek Mythology information, what do you view as the reasoning behind or value of myths? Please argue, critique, explain, and justify your response to this prompt. If you can infuse quotations within your response, please do so. This blog response should be completed during class on February 6, 2014.