Siddhartha notes

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Siddhartha Notes Brahmin (highest Hindu caste, knowledge of vedas and mantras)- Samana (ascetic)- followers of Gotama the Buddha- materialism and Kamala the courtesan- works for Kamaswami to earn money- Vasudeva the ferryman First four chapters = four noble truths Next eight chapters = eightfold path Siddhartha believes you can’t achieve enlightenment through hearing about it or teachers —you have to experience it for yourself. Possible symbols: Chariot smile of enlightenment Om Begging bowl the river the ferryman Kamala’s songbird kissing Govinda’s forehead Nirvana Maya (material world) Introduce myself, tell ‘em why I’m there. 2 mins. Ask them to orient me with what they’ve discussed so far. Give an overview of what they’ve studied, what they’ve found to be true. 5 mins. Brainstorm terms they recall, plot elements, rising, climax, falling action, symbols, motifs, characters, etc. Only use individual words—it doesn’t have to be linear. 5 mins. Discuss some of the terms they come up with, jot them all up on the board (maybe have
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course ENGL 120 taught by Professor Sides during the Spring '08 term at Wellesley College.

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