1. Read ch. 2, “Excursus: Spartan Women: Women in a Warrior Society” (pp. 56-67).
2. 1-2 page writing assignment (typed and printed out preferred). Due start of class, 2 February, Tuesday.
Choose one of the poetry selections from Ch. 1 and explain how women are referred to (as maidens, mothers, wives; good, dangerous, etc., etc.). Support your observations by QUOTING from the text.
- Make sure you give the page number(s) for the poem you are writing about.
- Make sure you include direct quotations and explain what the quotations say, according to you.