Is Aeneas good or bad? Does he act with the three Roman ideals we discussed
in class or not? Is the founding of Rome, glorious or tragic? Give as manyspecific lines from the poem [citing at least book numbers] to support your answer. Please see attached.
Although they are shorter (usually about two single Spaced, typewritten pages), they still require a very close read of the film.I will be looking for specific details from both the film and the assigned reading. Journals are graded in the following manner: A (a plethora of specific examples and original ideas) =60pts; B (many specific examples and original ideas)=50pts; C (several specific examples and original ideas) = 40pts; D (very few specific ideas) =30pts; F (incomplete entry) =0pts. Journals are due the next class period after we finish watching the film. All late journals receive a D. Papers cannot be emailed; they must be turned in during class.
• Use a lot of details from the work of art. For example, if you are writing about how war is tragic in The Iliad, quote lots of specific lines from the text (followed by citations of the book number) to prove your argument. The more specifics you give me, the better the grade you'll receive.
• Write this like a formal MLA paper, with an introduction, a thesis statement, and a conclusion.
• Don't use lengthy paragraphs; start a new paragraph when you discuss a new scene, new idea, or a new piece.