Lesson 1 (from Sertorius, Eumenes and The Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes)
Sertorius, Eumenes and The Comparison of Sertorius and Eumenes
Plutarch (46-120 A.D.) was a Greek who later became a Roman Citizen. He became well-known for writing histories of Roman Emperors and Greek leaders. The purpose of this lesson is to investigate Plutarch and his motivations for writing "Lives, Volume 2", through SOAPSTone. This is a technique that examines:
1.Subject of the writer.
2.Occasion of the writing.
3.Purpose for the writing.
4.Speaker in the writing.
5.Tone of the document.
1.Individual Activity: SOAPSTone Plutarch's first profile from "Lives, Volume 2". Use the SOAPSTone technique to investigate Plutarch's intentions for the work:
1.What was the Subject of the Preface?
2.What was the Occasion for writing the Preface?
3.Who was the Audience Augustine was trying to reach with the Preface?
4.What is the Purpose for writing the Preface?
5.Who was the Speaker in the Preface?
6.What is the Tone Augustine...
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