August 26 - In preparation for our first day, read the first half of the play.
August 29 & September 5 - Finish the play, highlighting key
lines. For Sep. 5, reread the play, looking for Dante's four levels of meaning.
Shared Inquiry Discussion
Interpretive Question Discussion
Who is more courageous - Agamemnon or Iphigenia?
Who has the most power in this story?
Based on this play, how would the virtue of courage be defined?
What is the purpose of a sacrifice?
Bring Two Interpretive Questions
Question du Jour: Are you doing what you
want with your life?
In what way is each of the following people
heroic: Achilles, Agamemnon, Iphigenia?
What is the root problem in this play?
Who or what is ultimately to blame for the
events leading to the sacrifice of Iphigenia?
Euripides' Conclusions on Tragic Characters and Courage