for Lesson 10
Lesson 10, the whole drill is the exam: studying for it, preparing
to write it, and writing it. In one other word, COW.
As a way to
finish and focus your review for this exam, you may want to re-read
Hacker 113-115 (section 28) about selecting a thesis and organizing your
evidence to support it. In any case, don't begin to write the exam essay
itself until your game plan for writing is clearly in place. Before
going into the exam, know what the conclusion of your essay will be,
what evidence will you use to support that conclusion, and how you will
organize that evidence in your presentation.
Module 2, and plan for the exam. Then, take up to a maximum of an hour
and forty minutes to write the exam, and submit it to the instructor.
Although Socrates did not invent the mirror, he seems to have discovered a new way to use
4: The Library
5: The Apology
9: Exam Prep
10: Plato Exam
12: Research 101
14: the Librarian
15: the Web
17: Joy of Research
20: Review the Plan:
22: Dr E's Grammar
23: Peer Review
24: Hit Parade
About the Exam
26: Mock Final
27: Exam Prep
Take a maximum of one hour and forty minutes to write this essay exam.
If you have not finished your essay in the time allowed, then submit
as much as you have done when time expired.
During the exam, you may consult your textbooks, any notes that you
have made, and the pages of the course web site (including linked pages).
However, DO NOT bring a written draft of the essay to the exam.
sources have been covered in Lesson 3 ("Euthyphro"),
Lesson 5 ("Apology"),
Lesson 7 ("Crito"),
Lessons 8 ("Phaedo"),
and Lesson 9 (how to study). If you quote,
paraphrase or summarize from any sources written by other people, be sure
to avoid plagiarism by using the proper form of citation.
This exam counts up to five points; it will be evaluated according
to the grading score sheet
presented in an earlier Lesson.
Write an original essay that describes the character
of Socrates, as he appears in Plato's dialogues.
Use MLA format to document all quotations,
paraphrases, and summaries of sources.
an Arab Socrates from the Middle Ages. Not everybody's picture of
Socrates is the same.