for 9/09 class
- Do the readings on B-Courses for the 9/09 class with special attention to the "characteristics" of a hero in ancient Greek myth.
- Using Perseus as your hero, make a list of the characteristics/qualities that make him a hero.
- Write a brief paragraph arguing for or against Perseus as a hero based on that list.
- Now, make a list of contemporary characteristics/qualities that we today believe a hero should possess/exemplify. Think about how these lists compare.
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