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Class 15

  1. 1. AGENDA0 Essay #3 Due0 Group Discussions: Justice and A Game of Thrones 0 Get into your teams to consider the application of Cicero and Thoreau to A Game of Thrones 0 Class discussion: Cicero/Thoreau0 In-class writing: Generating prompts
  2. 2. Essay #3Turn it in now ORemail it tome beforemidnight tonight
  3. 3. InjusticeGet into yourteams to considerthe application ofCicero andThoreau to AGame of Thrones.Make sure to findtextual evidenceto support yourclaims. Group Discussions: Justice and A Game of Thrones
  4. 4. Justice and A Game of Thrones “The Defense of Injustice” “Civil Disobedience”
  5. 5. Generating  Using Cicero or Thoreau, andPrompts A Game of Thrones, write one or two good questions that you might consider answering for your final paper.  Using Machiavelli or Lao-tzu, and A Game of Thrones, write one or two good questions that you might consider answering for your final paper. .
  6. 6. Brainstorming Essay Prompts: Example0 Is civil disobedience a practical and worthwhile response to injustice? 0 Identify an example (or two) of Thoreauvian-style “Civil Disobedience” in A Game of Thrones. 0 Argue for its success or failure as both a social protest and a personal undertaking. That is, does it disrupt or change the status quo? Do the personal risks and sacrifices outweigh the consequences of the disobedience? 0 Finally, argue either for or against “civil disobedience” as an approach that should be used in contemporary society?
  7. 7. Generating Prompts1. Using Cicero or Thoreau, and A Game of Thrones, write one or two good questions that you might consider answering for your final paper.2. Using Machiavelli or Lao-tzu, and A Game of Thrones, write one or two good questions that you might consider answering for your final paper. .
  8. 8. Homework0 Post #28 How can we apply the philosophy of Cicero and/or Thoreau to A Game of Thrones?0 Post #29 Generating prompts: Using one of the four authors we have read so far, write a potential prompt for our final essay (see slide 6).0 Read A World of Ideas: Platos "Allegory of the Cave" (443-453)0 Post #30 Questions (TBD) for Critical Reading: (pages 453-54)

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