Where Does Fate End and Free Will Begin?

Note:  The following is the second and last paper I wrote for my World Humanities 1 class.  It deals with the issue of fate vs. free will in Oedipus the King, Macbeth, and the creation story of Genesis.  Please keep in mind that in regards to Genesis, this was written from a literary perspective andContinue reading “Where Does Fate End and Free Will Begin?”

Significance and Consequences of ‘Xenia’ in The Odyssey

A map of places visited in The Odyssey. (Image from: LordAlford.com) This is a paper I wrote for my 100 level World Humanities class.  It deals with concepts of hospitality in The Odyssey. The guidelines for this paper are as follows: What is xenia?  What are the basic expectations that come with proper xenia?  ListContinue reading “Significance and Consequences of ‘Xenia’ in The Odyssey”