essay 141

Read Virgil,Hobbes,and Locke of David Denby’s book “Great Books” pgs.146-220


starting with Virgil’s Dido, Hobbes power-seeker,and Locke’s property-holder, the self emerges from the ancient human being who is conscious of only gods,governors, and grappling.Consider these beginnings to be the achievements of individual consciousness.


Using the 3 characters from above for your consideration,show how each literary source contributes to a human character much more like modern man than we see in Homer.


In a well developed essay of 4 PAGES (and then some) discuss your take on the 3 characters and actions from the above works.


using supporting quotation from denby’s text cite the p#

and please explain all quotes used, thoroughly