Assignment Senior Seminar Spring 2019
Length: 2-3 pages (not including cover or bibliographical pages, or supporting material) Format: 12 point font, Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, double spaced, page numbers.
Due: Tuesday, 14 May 2019, before 3pm, via Canvas.
Focus your paper on a clear claim. Position your claim at the end of your introductory paragraph, and defend your claim through your paper’s argument. Please proofread your paper. I encourage you to turn in a second or third draft of your paper.
Your paper claim should pertain to the issues raised by the prompt below, but do not use a direct answer to a prompt question as your paper claim.
Herodotus pays a lot of attention to other peoples stories. Why? What contribution could other peoples stories make to a (Socratic) examined life? How? Are other peoples stories necessary to an examined life? Why?
Construct a clear claim that interprets a specific line or idea from Herodotus’s History. Please limit yourself to the selection available on Canvas.