Each teams should cover it's question from the perspectives of
Each team essay should begin with a clear thesis statement.The skills of
comparison, analysis and synthesis should be demonstrated.
John Fire Lame Deer (Vision Quest),
Bohanan (Shakespeare in the Bush) and
Csikszentmihalyi (Veils of the Maya).
Be sure that the names of all team members are on the final essay.
Save it to a local file (C: Drive or Floppy Disk A:); Save it to the R:
drive assignment folder (remember to close the file in Word before saving
it to the R: Drive); and send a copy to Dr. Webster as an attachment to
Team Questions: (Answer only the question assigned to your team!)
Youth to Adulthood Team
Given that Hamlet is a young adult, do you think he would have behaved
differently if he were middle aged? How would he behave as a mature person?
Why did his youth contribute to his behavior in the way that it did?
Romantic Love Team
What role does reproductive fitness play in our life? How does it direct
major patterns of behavior?What aspects of our culture tend to cloud
our view of reality as shown in the four readings (especially Hamlet)?
Problem Solving Team
What is the relationship between the emotions and reason? What are the
limitations of the human will? What makes humanity distinctive?
Conflict Resolution Team
Why is it important to be true to oneself? What does it mean to be
true to oneself?
What are the negative consequences of the development of the ego?
Why might a playwright use ghosts and other sorts of cosmic imagery to
dramatize the conflicts that are emerging? Why are Hamlet are Lame Deer
willing to follow ghosts? What does it say about their self-esteem?
Nature of Reality Team
Clear one or two sentence desciption of the main point of the
Vision Quest (4)
Shakespeare in the Bush (4)
Veils of Maya (4)
5 points for each good comparison
5 points for each good synthesis based upon the analyses and