The human struggle transcends cultural, class, and generational boundaries.
o What struggles exist in all groups?
o What understandings about groups enhance relationships between the people in them?
Belief systems affect relationships.
o In what ways can beliefs based on perception change relationships?
An honest self-assessment enables a more accurate assessment of others.
o How do people assess themselves?
o What are the benefits of understanding yourself before assessing others?
Race, religion, traditions, and socioeconomics impact the perception of a culture.
o How/why do race, religion, traditions and socioeconomics impact the perception of a culture?
Humans struggle for a balance of power.
o Why are there often conflicts between leaders and citizens?
The rise to power can take on various forms.
o How does one rise to power?
o How does one maintain power?
Leaders often deviate from original intentions.
o Why do leaders deviate?
o How do leaders deviate?
Citizens’ failure to take action may result in dire consequences.
o What actions could citizens take in response to a corrupted government?
o What happens when citizens fail to take action?
Imaginative Literature is designed to entertain using the human experience.
o How does Imaginative Literature entertain the reader?
o How does Imaginative Literature convey the human experience?
Imaginative Literature often teaches morals and values.
o What morals and values are taught through Imaginative Literature?
o Why do cultures turn to Imaginative Literature to teach morals and values?
o How do fictional characters embody good and evil?
Imaginative Literature reflects societal norms.
o What societal norms are conveyed in Imaginative Literature?