Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem
Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI (paragraph 5 to 14), VII(paragraph 2 to 7), VIII, IX (start at paragraph 7), Epilogue, script (start at paragraph 16)
. ESSAY QUESTION
Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem is a study of how a new kind of criminal, one who belongs to a criminal state that commits crimes against humanity at an unprecedented scale. Drawing exclusively on the assigned readings and associated lectures in the course, write an essay on how this new kind of criminality becomes a problem, and what is required to address it.
Your first paragraph should have the following sequence of parts:
1. Begin your by stating the problem or issue that you will be addressing. A problem invites deeper reflection on, and exploration of, the readings. Devote 2-4 sentences on this.
2. Write a thesis statement in bold. A “thesis is a single (unitary), specific, informed and meaningful insight that responds to the essay question” or problem. This should be one sentence.
3. Write 2-3 sentences explaining how your thesis addresses your stated the problem.
4. Write 1-2 sentences that list the main topics you will cover to explicate and develop your thesis.
Type of assignment: Essay
The case of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the relationship between “madness” and creativity. Van Gogh is generally considered the greatest Dutch painter after Rembrandt.
Essay questions Choose your essay from one of the questions below. Your essay should be approximately 3000 words long, and will comprise 70% of your total mark for this module.
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