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Prompts for Paper 2

You may choose from the following prompts for Paper 2. Prompt 1 Compare and contrast Castiglione’s courtier in The Book of the Courtier and the values proposed by Machiavelli in Art of War with the values, ideals, and conduct of Read more…

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Building Your Video Essay

A Process The best video essays, like the best traditional academic essays, develop iteratively: that is, they are made in a number of stages with each stage incorporating time to reflect, gather feedback, and improve. The following process is one Read more…

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War Rhetoric Hypotheses

Discussion Question: The introduction of Books for Captains says that the ultimate goal of war according to Renaissance military treatises was to return to a Golden Age and everlasting peace through the exercise of war. How does this compare to the ways Read more…

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Hamlet discussion

Today we selected discussion questions from Piazza to explore in more depth in small groups. Students picked a question, then began to discuss some preliminary answers to that question. Students then selected a clip from YouTube of a scene in Read more…

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Paper 1 Peer Review

Peer Review Guidelines for Paper 1  Instructions:  1. Read the paper in full one time without stopping to ask for clarification. Respond as a reader in the author’s target audience (not as if you were going to grade it). This Read more…

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