Monday, January 5, 2009
Senior Short Essay Prompt
Choose one of the following prompts to respond to in short essay form:
Discuss the following quote from Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung: "There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness."
How does one's educational experience change over four years of high school? Are you more or less intellectually curious as you near the end of your secondary career? Why?
Discuss the following lines from Bob Dylan's song "My Back Pages": "I was so much older then/I'm younger than that now." How does this quote qualify as a paradox?