JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks, "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner" by Warren Zevon, and --depending on time-- "Heroes" by David Bowie]
What does it mean to be a hero? How are heroes depicted in modern movies and literature? How do you think these portrayals are different from classic and ancient ideas of heroes?
2. Discuss yesterday's experiment/readings on concentration
3. Heroes in literature
1. Begin reading here; read the first section of the modern text (Prologue-Chapter X) and take reading notes
***UPDATE 5:32 PM*** YIKES!!! The link is broken. In order not to waste the day please read the excerpts in your textbook (pp.31-60) and take notes.