La Trobe University - History Program
HIS1MLH - 2018 : Myth, Legend and History. Plan for first assignment,
This plan has been designed to help you prepare for the first assignment – see LMS for details. Students are required to hand this completed plan to their tutors in class in Week 3 and submit to the Assignment 1A Submission Link on the Assessment tile.. It is graded at 5%. Clear instructions will be given in the week 2 tutorial on how to perform this task and see the guidelines in the Subject Learning Guide and on LMS on the week 3 and the Assessment tile. NB You should download this document from LMS and type your answers at each question as set out below. Hand written submission cannot be accepted
Tutorial day and time: Tutor’s name:
Have you accessed your tutorial’s ‘padlet’ Discussion group via the ‘How MLH works’ tile on LMS: YES or NO
On which weeks have you posted:
1. Indicate which week’s ‘Dialogue’ materials and ‘Padlet’ you have chosen to examine?
(a) What elements of the material studied make it a myth or are related to myth? [remember to expand – needs 3 to 6 sentences and clearly indicate the material chosen; ie your chosen primary source/s]
The Iliad, an extensive yet mystifying poem that honors the actions of heroes, unfortunately, is debatably unclear as to what the settings Homer sang these songs as the elegies and poems still with us are the consequence of synthetic conditions imitated by the writing down of poems as these songs were never presented in the form in which we know them
(b) What elements of the material studied are possibly history? [remember to expand – needs 3 to 6 sentences and clearly indicate the material chosen; ie your chosen primary source/s]
Debates whether the historical reality or authenticity defined in Homer’s epics have been going for a considerable amount of time. However, Archeology records have b...