of Life and Death
Week 15 (Nov. 29-Dec. 3)
fascination: life and death in Harold and Maude
To be discussed: How does age affect one’s outlook on life and death? What is the purpose of life? What is the importance of control in a meaningful life?
Analytic essay on Edson, Wit (due Mon., Nov. 29 by 11:59 PM)
Viewing Assignment: Harold and Maude (due Nov. 29)
Assignment: Heilbrun, “Preface”, pp. 1-10 (CR). “On Mortality”,
pp. 205-215 (CR).
Grigoriadis, “A Death of One’s Own” (CR).(due by class time Wed. Dec 1)
To do for week 16:
Review for final exam.
Assignments for week 16:
Analytic essay on Harold and Maude (due Mon., Dec. 6 by 11:59 PM)
Analytic essay on Heilbrun (due Mon., Dec. 6 by 11:59 PM)
Response essay on Edson, Wit (due Mon., Dec. 6 by 11:59 PM)