Lecture Notes- April 11, 2008

Lecture Notes- April 11, 2008 - -Never told a lie chopped a...

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April 11, 2008 Athenian Myth- Yankee Doodle Dandy song -After evacuation day when British were kicked out of Boston -Significance of tune -Gay social club name = macaroni… - Why it’s fashionable? -Why are they singing a song that mocks them? - It’s cooler to be American than British. “we’re kicking your ass even though we’re macaroni” *Key strain of American Ideology -we’re not fashionable, but we’ll beat you -idea used during the wars up to WWII George Washington Myths
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Unformatted text preview: -Never told a lie, chopped a cherry tree,-Wooden teeth simplicity, not ivory teeth-Silver dollar across platonic (sp?) river Ideology-sum total of assumptions by which we act as a society-Sum total of ideals we have as a society and act on. Parthenon Erechtheion Things to see on the Acropolis-Rocks of Cecrops-Salt spring olive tree in Erichtheion-Shrine of Pandrosis in Erectheion Herse-Grotto of Aglauros-House of Arrephoroi (Carriers of unspeakable things)...
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