Select two of the three essay questions below and answer them with essays, as thoroughly as possible. What is most important is how thorough the essay is Important points in the study that concern the question should not be left out and the relations among the points in the essay should be as clear as possible. In writing the essays, you must use the texts that we have studied.
1. a. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, including how it came about, the central conflict in Sophocless Antigone.
b. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, what factors each of the two central characters involved in that conflict represent.
c. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, what qualifies Antigone as a heroic figure.
2. a. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, the debate between Job and his three friends in the Book of Job and how it came about.
b. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, the implications of Gods speech for the explanation that Job wants, and for the positions taken in the debate by Job and by his friends.
3. a. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, how the moons of Jupiter and shadows
on the earths moon provide evidence in favor of the Copernican model of the
b. Explain, as thoroughly as possible, how Brechts A Life of Galileo illustrates
how science can interact with these other areas of human life: the economic
dimension, the political dimension, and the social dimension.
These are the book that were studied in the course so far, some of them are not relevant to the essay depending on what topics you choose but it is crucial that you include quotes from the text
Antigone by Sophocles
Book of Job from the Bible
The Life of Galileo by Bertholt Brecht
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James