Assignment #1 Due Wednesday 6/14/2017 

Respond to the following:

  • Why does the myth of King Arthur end with the question of Arthur’s mysterious death?
  • Does it add or take away from the myth? Explain
  • What do you think happened to Arthur at the end of the myth? Why? 

Instructions

  • At least 250 words in length
  • Use MLA format for any quotations or citations
  • Posting your initial response to the discussion board
  • Click the Submit Assignment button to submit it to Turnitin
  • Students must post to both the discussion board and use the Submit Assignment button below; your response will be posted to two locations

Assignment #2 Due By Sunday 6/18/2017

Film Review

View one of these films:

  • Clash of the Titans (2010), Rated PG-13
  • Thor (2011), Rated PG-13
  • Tristan and Isolde (2006), Rated PG-13
  • King Arthur (2004), Rated R 

Write a review of your chosen film. The review should respond to all of the following questions:

  • What made you choose the film you are reviewing?
    • Consider your views of mythology, your enjoyment of the readings, and how the film may be connective for you in your life
  • Explore how closely the film follows the readings from class
    • What was similar? What was dissimilar?
    • Did the film in its similarity or dissimilarity enhance or detract from your ability to engage with mythology?
  • Would you recommend the film to others?
    • Why or why not? (Respond to this question in terms of how well the film connects mythology to our modern world)

Requirements

  • Must be 750–1,000 words in length
  • Any resources (including your book) must be cited and referenced in adherence with MLA style
  • Click the Submit Assignment button below to upload your assignment to Turnitin

Assignment #3 Due Wednesday 06/21/17 

Respond to the following:

  • Identify a real person from history whose personality or actions seem to mimic any of the characters about whom we have read
    • How does he or she exhibit any of the characteristics of the mythological characters we have studied?

Instructions

  • At least 250 words in length
  • Use MLA format for any quotations or citations
  • Posting your initial response to the discussion board
  • Click the Submit Assignment button to submit it to Turnitin

Assignment #4 Due Sunday 6/25/2017

Essay

  • As people mature, they can change. Sometimes they become better human beings: self-confident, sensitive, thoughtful, and kind. Sometimes their experiences make them weak, callous, or cruel. Explain how and why the following characters in “King Arthur” change in the course of this myth: (a) Arthur; (b) Lancelot; (c) Guinevere; (d) Gawain; (e) Mordred. Do you see yourself in any of these characters? How so?

Instructions

  • Between 1,000–1,100 words in length
  • Adhere to MLA style
  • Any resources (including your book) must be cited and referenced
  • Click the Submit Assignment button below to upload your assignment to Turnitin

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Assignment #1 Due Wednesday 6/14/2017 

Respond to the following:

  • Why does the myth of King Arthur end with the question of Arthur’s mysterious death?
  • Does it add or take away from the myth? Explain
  • What do you think happened to Arthur at the end of the myth? Why? 

Instructions

  • At least 250 words in length
  • Use MLA format for any quotations or citations
  • Posting your initial response to the discussion board
  • Click the Submit Assignment button to submit it to Turnitin
  • Students must post to both the discussion board and use the Submit Assignment button below; your response will be posted to two locations

Assignment #2 Due By Sunday 6/18/2017

Film Review

View one of these films:

  • Clash of the Titans (2010), Rated PG-13
  • Thor (2011), Rated PG-13
  • Tristan and Isolde (2006), Rated PG-13
  • King Arthur (2004), Rated R 

Write a review of your chosen film. The review should respond to all of the following questions:

  • What made you choose the film you are reviewing?
    • Consider your views of mythology, your enjoyment of the readings, and how the film may be connective for you in your life
  • Explore how closely the film follows the readings from class
    • What was similar? What was dissimilar?
    • Did the film in its similarity or dissimilarity enhance or detract from your ability to engage with mythology?
  • Would you recommend the film to others?
    • Why or why not? (Respond to this question in terms of how well the film connects mythology to our modern world)

Requirements

  • Must be 750–1,000 words in length
  • Any resources (including your book) must be cited and referenced in adherence with MLA style
  • Click the Submit Assignment button below to upload your assignment to Turnitin

Assignment #3 Due Wednesday 06/21/17 

Respond to the following:

  • Identify a real person from history whose personality or actions seem to mimic any of the characters about whom we have read
    • How does he or she exhibit any of the characteristics of the mythological characters we have studied?

Instructions

  • At least 250 words in length
  • Use MLA format for any quotations or citations
  • Posting your initial response to the discussion board
  • Click the Submit Assignment button to submit it to Turnitin

Assignment #4 Due Sunday 6/25/2017

Essay

  • As people mature, they can change. Sometimes they become better human beings: self-confident, sensitive, thoughtful, and kind. Sometimes their experiences make them weak, callous, or cruel. Explain how and why the following characters in “King Arthur” change in the course of this myth: (a) Arthur; (b) Lancelot; (c) Guinevere; (d) Gawain; (e) Mordred. Do you see yourself in any of these characters? How so?

Instructions

  • Between 1,000–1,100 words in length
  • Adhere to MLA style
  • Any resources (including your book) must be cited and referenced
  • Click the Submit Assignment button below to upload your assignment to Turnitin

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *