The Eternal Argument

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The Eternal Argument is an analogy of western culture and literature, portraying the ongoing dispute between theistic and humanistic thought. It serves as a lens for interpreting literature, allowing students... Read more

The Eternal Argument is an analogy of western culture and literature, portraying the ongoing dispute between theistic and humanistic thought. It serves as a lens for interpreting literature, allowing students to engage with different perspectives and gain a deeper understanding of our history and culture. Each chapter focuses on a Great Work, and the second-to-last chapter reviews these books. This unique work encourages students to explore how humanity has grappled with moral issues throughout history and various literary genres. Discussion questions conclude each chapter. 286 pages softcover. Suitable for High School-Adult. Ideal for both parent and student discussion.

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Description

The Eternal Argument is a book that compares Western culture and literature to a long dispute. It explores the clash between theistic and humanistic thought in Western literature, much like passionate conversations and occasional feuds among family members.

A lens is provided for students to interpret literature in The Eternal Argument. It offers a way to engage with different perspectives and understand the arguments presented in literature, leading to a deeper understanding of our history and culture. Each chapter focuses on a Great Work, and as students progress through the book and gain the necessary tools, they are able to fully interpret literature. The second-to-last chapter reviews the previously discussed books, providing an overarching framework for different arguments and ideas. This unique work encourages students to examine how humanity has dealt with moral issues throughout history, across different eras and genres of literature. Each chapter concludes with three discussion questions.

This book is 286 pages long and is available in softcover format. It is suitable for high school students and adults and is designed to be read and discussed by both parents and students.

Information

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: Grade 9-Grade 12

Brand: Analytical Grammar

Author: R. Robin Finley

UPC: 9780984601103

Pages: 285