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Name: ____Patrick Bakley _____________________ Chapter: ______Chapter 4 _______________________ General Humanities Reading Activity: Reading exercise directions: Each week you will submit a 3-5 paragraph typed paper on that weeks reading. Please pick something of interest out of the chapter and tell me about it. Did you like or dislike it? Why do you think it is important to your learning of humanities? I DO NOT want a summary of the chapter reading. If you turn in a summary I will count it as a zero. Chapter four is probably the best known chapter to me. I have always had a certain level of fascination with Greek mythology. In fact, a lot of my favorite books are fictional that have some reference toward the Greek gods. The gods of Olympia are a very unique set of gods, and yet they have similarities toward other gods including God himself. I found it interesting that
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Unformatted text preview: they give credit to Zeus for the Great Flood. They also have a figure that is strongly similar to Noah. Yet the gods of Greek mythology are as famous as God. Now, I have never really been interested in the rest of Greece. The wars they fought and the culture just haven’t really impressed me. I did, however find the Olympic Games to be very interesting. I could even say that I marvel at how closely related it is to our modern track teams and Olympics. Overall, I found that the chapter was good. I would have liked it to be more about the mythological things that interested me. I thought that it was important to our class that we did have the other things added in. this way we can have a fuller look at the culture. Although, I just have never had interest in the war aspect, which seems to be in every lesson....
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