You have until Monday, Dec 13th to submit your midterm based on “The Allegory of

You have until Monday, Dec 13th to submit your midterm based on “The Allegory of the Cave” or “The Beauty Myth.”
Be prepared to write a short essay (an intro, 1 body paragraph with a quote and APA citation, and a conclusion) based on the readings.
Prompts – choose ONE and respond:
1. Plato and Wolf suggest that educating oneself and others can be a painful process, one that is often met with resistance and even anger. Why is developing a new way to see so difficult? Use textual evidence from at least one text (Plato or Wolf) to support your answer.
2. Some people think that our reality is shaped by the culture and people around us. Do you agree or disagree? Take a position and support it.Use textual evidence from at least one text (Plato or Wolf) to support your answer.

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