Hum 2 Caciola 3 - for or against the necessity of these...

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Humanities 2 Spring 2009 Professor Caciola Writing Assignment No. 3 Write on one of the following topics. 1. “In Lais and the Letters of Abelard and Heloise , honor for a woman is at odds with her personal happiness. Women who pursue their own happiness in these texts meet shameful ends, and women who lead honorable lives do so at the expense of their happiness.” Do you agree with this statement? 2. Gregory of Tours sometimes presents violence as morally indefensible (Duke Rauching), and at other times as acceptable (Clotild). Assuming that Gregory's agenda is to promote the church's role in the moral culture of the Franks, write a paper that argues
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Unformatted text preview: for or against the necessity of these violent episodes for instructing the reader on moral issues. 3. To what degree was the shift from polygamy to monogamy beneficial or detrimental to women? Papers are 5-6 pages long. Be sure that your paper responds to the plausible counterarguments against your own position. 1Papers will be turned in at the end of lecture on May 29. Before turning in the hard copy at that time, you must submit a copy to the antiplagiarism website Turnitin.com....
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