Read the Introduction & pp. 1-71
Bring two interpretive questions
Read pp. 71-141
What is the root cause of the
tension between the Pandavas and the Kauravas?
Read pp. 141-end
Prepare a character profile for
each of the following:
Bhisma, Dhrtarastra, Gandhari
Duryodhana, Kunti, Karna, Yudhisthira, Arjuna, Draupadi, & Krsna.
Focus on their archetypal
qualities and character development.
How would you
systematically describe the cosmology of this culture?
What is the
relationship between humans and deity?
Who is the hero
of the poem?