Star Wars and the Heroic Journey
Department of Classics
Summary of Goals and
Your final grade will be determined in the following way:
There will be a
series of quizzes, both announced and unannounced, in
class writing assignments, group work and other in-class activities. There will be
at least one graded in-class assignment per week, typically a quiz on Thursday.
Short Writing Assignments
There will be one short response paper every week, based
upon topics discussed in class. These papers will include accurate and specific
reference to course materials as well as your own personal response/opinion to this material.
A suggested topic will always be provided by the instructor. These weekly papers must be at least 600-words in length (two full pages) and follow
Prof. Sienkewicz' Writing Guidelines.
The instructor reserves the right not to
accept any paper submitted after the due date.
This final take-home exam will be consist primarily of essay questions which
will allow you to demonstrate your familiarity with both Greek mythology and
Star Wars and make appropriate connections between the two.
This material has been published on the web by Prof. Tom Sienkewicz for his
students at Monmouth College. If you have any
questions, you can contact him at email@example.com.
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