Assignment 3: Essay: Compare Ideas of Heroism
By Wednesday, July 23, 2014, write an essay comparing the ancient concept of heroism with your own definition, and post it to the M1: Assignment 3 Dropbox. The essay should be 400-500 words long and contain:
- An introduction with a clear thesis stating the similarities and/or differences between the ancient concept of heroism and your own definition.
- Several body paragraphs providing a thorough discussion of ancient heroism, supported with examples from Gilgamesh.
- Several body paragraphs providing a well-supported discussion of your definition(s) of heroism, with specific comparisons to the ancient views.
- A conclusion that wraps up the essay without being redundant or introducing new ideas.
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|Assignment 3 Grading Criteria||
|Followed good essay structure (introduction, thesis, transitions, conclusion, etc.); had no errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation; met minimum page length; and posted on time.||
|Provided a clear and thorough discussion of the:
|Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience. Followed APA rules for attributing sources.||