[SOLUTION] Mythical Symbols
Part 1 (only): Students will perform the following assignment: After reading my Week 11 Lecture Script — in which I talk about “mythical symbols” as “the products of the imagination” of the Hellenic Mind — perform the following activity: give attention to the following mythical symbols which you will find in the short excerpt (the “Chorus”) for this module’s reading: a. snake b. Heaven c. Hellas d. Peneus e. Tempes f. Cyclades g. Argo h. Orpheus i. Ulysses j. Calypso Now pick at least 3 symbols from the list of symbols above– all taken from our Module 11 excerpt, Shelley’s “Chorus,” and then tell me – how do the symbols that you picked function to either “express,” or “realize,” or “compliment” or “prove” the utopian intention of Shelley’s first line.. “The world’s great age begins anew / The golden years return.” Shelley, in other words, is relying on symbolic language to prove the thesis of his first line. This is just a lesson in trying to read “symbolic” (versus ordinary) language. * you might need to do a small bit of web research (Googling) to discover what each symbolic image/ allusion basically means.
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