Humanities 03.10.08

Humanities 03.10.08 - Humanities 03.10.08 I. II. III. IV....

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Humanities 03.10.08 I. Antigone - conservative point of view a. Conflict of law and duty i. A lot of the action is about the conflict btw laws and duties ii. Law and duty are things that fit together 1. Law = legitimate; a duty to follow 2. Does it have to fit together? a. What is law? What is duty? b. Antigone = Law c. Creon = duty d. Conflict: strong sense of law, disregard duty to the state, vice versa II. Tragedy - Bacchus a. ___ of the conservative POV b. Tells a story: i. One character who is a rebel against the tradition and the idea of worshipping 1. Insists the god and is destroyed by the god ii. What happens to you when you disrespect the gods c. The real drama is in the audience than in the stage i. Present people in the stage, who are working with the problems III. Text - surface meaning; the basic story; no debating and analyzing; IV. Subtext - underneath the surface; the opposite meaning of the surface meaning; a. Example: invite someone out to the movie i.
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Humanities 03.10.08 - Humanities 03.10.08 I. II. III. IV....

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