Choose one of the songs in the “Contemporary Connections” section. Try to convince your classmates that the singer is drawing on ancient concepts in the humanities. (Explain the concepts and show similarities between the ancient sources and contemporary media.)

Read at least one of your classmates’ posts and challenge the argument. Are there reasons for thinking the connection is weak? Is there a better connection with an ancient idea? Are the ideas far too distinct to be related?

(75 – 200 words)

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