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Overview: Odysseus is considered the be the national hero for all of Greece. The epic hero serves as someone to overcome insurmountable obstacles in ways that help shape the values and traits of a developing nation or race. What value does Odysseus possess that we, 21st century Americans, possess as well? What values do we hold that are different from Odysseus and the ancient Greeks?
Assignment: Identify character traits for Odysseus that show and define the ideals for ancient Greece. Using the Venn diagram, conduct research to find: 1. traditional American heroes and the qualities they exhibit 2. analysis of our contemporary culture in terms of what ideals are emphasized in everyday life to find contemporary heroes
In what ways do the contemporary heroes and ideals reinforce or conflict with our traditional heroes and ideals? Lastly, identify your personal heroes and the ideals they exhibit. In what ways to those heroes, values, and ideals reinforce or conflict with the rest?
Requirements: 1 - 2 page essay, 12 point font, double spaced MLA format for citations Adhere to MCHS academic honesty policy Due Friday September 23, 2016
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