Do you feel helpless when opening a literary work written as a poem? Can man and gods work for and against each other? Can a work of literature be used to guide the course of a nation? This Questions for the Thinker Ebook Study Guide© will help you tackle this major poem from Ancient Rome and give you a better understanding of where many of our ideas about virtue and duty come from.
This Question for the Thinker Aeneid Study Guide uses the Socratic method of a question and answer format to guide the high school student through this classical work. After a brief introduction about the author and the work, in the first half of the book questions are provided to help the student understand the text. The second half of the book has the answers to the questions.
At the end of many of the chapters are Questions for Further Thought™ which help the student think beyond the text. Many of the questions are designed to help the student either apply the lessons learned or to think about how his beliefs contrast with those presented. There are also Vocabulary Words to Know to help expand the student's vocabulary.