Eurydice Essay:

Read Vergilís and Ovidís accounts of Orpheus and Eurydice (available here)

Attend a FREE performance of IPFWís production of Eurydice (info here)


Write an argument driven essay on the topic of Orpheus and Eurydice and the play Eurydice.This could take a variety of paths, possibly comparing the play to the classical accounts, examining the different views of death, women, or marriage in the different text.The only requirement is that you have a THESIS: an argument which you will defend in your paper with reference to the play and to the texts where appropriate.

Your essay must be at least 350 words long (use the word count feature in your program; failure to reach the word limit will result in a failing grade for the essay).All my regular warnings and ďsuggestionsĒ apply.Iím looking for a formal, polished essay.


Your essay is due in class Tuesday, March 2.

Staple your ticket stub to your essay; failure to do so will result in a failing grade for the essay