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2. Have the forces of good and evil changed over time and if so, how? 3. How do different cultures shape the definitions of good and evil? Heroes and “She-roes” 1. Do the attributes of a hero remain the same over time? 2. When does a positive personality trait become a tragic flaw? 3. What is the role of a hero or “she-roe” (coined by Maya Angelou) in a culture? 4. How do various cultures reward / recognize their heroes and “she-roes”? 5. Why is it important for people and cultures to construct narratives about their experience? 6. What is the relevance of studying multicultural texts? 7. How does the media shape our view of the world and ourselves? 8. In a culture where we are bombarded with other people trying to define us, how do we make decisions for ourselves? The Human Condition / Spirit 1. In the face of adversity, what causes some individuals to prevail while others fail? 2. What is the meaning of life, and does that shape our beliefs regarding death? Illusion vs. Reality 1. What is reality and how is it constructed? 2. What tools can the individual use to judge the difference, or draw a line between, illusion and reality? Language & Literature 1. How is our understanding of culture and society constructed through and by language? 2. How can language be powerful? 3. How can you use language to empower yourself? 4. How is language used to manipulate us? 5. In what ways are language and power inseparable? 6. What is the relationship between thinking and language? How close or far are they apart? 7. How does language influence the way we think, act, and perceive the world?
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8. How do authors use the resources of language to impact an audience? 9. How is literature like life? 10. What is literature supposed to do? 11. What influences a writer to create? 12. What is the purpose and function of art in our culture? 13. How does literature reveal the values of a given culture or time period? 14. How does the study of fiction and nonfiction texts help individuals construct their understanding of reality? 15. In what ways are all narratives influenced by bias and perspective? 16. Where does the meaning of a text reside? Within the text, within the reader, or in the transaction that occurs between them? 17. What can a reader know about an author’s intentions based only on a reading of the text? 18. What are enduring questions and conflicts that writers (and their cultures) grappled with hundreds of years ago and are still relevant today?

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