Find something interesting about the symposium
Read two short stories:
- Carson McCuller's " A Tree, Rock Cloud"
- Raymond Carver "What do we talk about, when we talk about love"
- The city where you live,
- political attachments were very important in the ancient world
Depending on how the class does as a whole, on the test, he will either give extra credit or take away points on the essay questions.
Where are you going, Where have you been
- Joyce Carol Loyse
- guy @ Mall comes up to a young girls gazing at herself in the mirror, and says he knows she has been waiting for him. He later shows up at her house
- an example of Persephone's abduction
- drinking party
- conversations, popular topic: LOVE
- imitating Plato's symposium
- a 2nd or 3rd hand story
- they take homosexual love for granted, considering it to be more divine than the common love between men and women