Tuesday (10-7-08)

Today we…

  • Reviewed the following course concepts by rereading parts of The Poetics by Aristotle: tragedy, comedy, hamartia, mimesis, peripeteia, anagnorisis, tragic irony, and catharsis. (The course concepts review sheet can be downloaded as a doc or pdf file.)
  • Starting watching Stranger than Fiction. The reason we are watching this film is help answer our essential question: What is the difference between tragedy and comedy?
  • Answered guiding questions for each part of the movie. (The guiding questions can be downloaded as a doc or pdf file.)

Homework: CATCH UP ON ANY MISSING WORK!

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