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Platonic Conception of Reality. Can we be whatever we want to be? . Survey. Answer the questions on the survey using the clickers. Sit quietly until everyone has finished. We will use these results later in the class. Agree/Disagree.

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platonic conception of reality

Platonic Conception of Reality

Can we be whatever we want to be?

survey
Survey
  • Answer the questions on the survey using the clickers.
  • Sit quietly until everyone has finished.
  • We will use these results later in the class.
agree disagree
Agree/Disagree
  • Class in America today only refers to financial status.
  • The United States is a classless society; Class doesn’t define a person’s ability to achieve success.
  • A person’s level of education is directly related to his/her class status.
  • All people are created equal.
excerpt class in america shadowy lines that still divide
Excerpt: “Class in America: Shadowy Lines that Still Divide”
  • What is mobility? How does this concept relate to the American Dream?
  • What does the article say about the possibility for social mobility in America today? Do you agree with this? Why or why not?
poll results
Poll Results
  • How do your results compare to the New York Times results from 2005?
  • What major differences do you notice?
  • Why might these differences exist?
gatsby s platonic conception
Gatsby’s Platonic Conception
  • Page 98
  • What is a “Platonic Conception”?
  • Unpacking the passage:
    • “shiftless and unsuccessful”
    • “He was a son of God”
    • “must be about His Father’s business”
    • “vast, vulgar, and meretricious beauty”
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