Essay Test due Friday, March 27, 2020
Oedipus & Antigone, pps. 681-756
AristotleÃƒÂ¢??s Poetics, pps. 1102-1106
We have covered Oedipus in class and most of Antigone in class, as well. You
should have received notes via email (or published on Canvas) concerning your
text’ss abridged version of Poetics, along with some added notes from me.
Obviously, the nature of a test has changed because we are online for the rest
of the semester. It is important that you keep up with my notes and your
reading per the syllabus. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.
OK. Test no.3 will be essay. I am looking forward to an expanded, in-depth,
honest effort from you that reveals your complete understanding of the above
assignments over the last few weeks. No short cuts, please. No generalities. I
will have Turnitin.com on to detect any plagiarism. But due to the nature of
this test, I donÃƒÂ¢??t expect any plagiarism.
Write a three-five page essay on your understanding of Tragedy, what components
make it work, what determines the quality of it, why Tragedy is considered the
greatest form of art. Do you agree it is the greatest form of art? The closest
to the human condition? Why or Why not? Of the heroes given to us in the above
works, which do you think is the greater one? Why?
Essay is due Friday, March 27. In case there is a problem with