Michel de Montaigne

Here’s the assignment sheet for your Montaigne-style humanist essays; we completed the brainstorming in-class today, and will begin organizing these ideas into paragraphs after your quiz tomorrow. Final drafts will be due Monday, 2/6 – they should be 1-2 pages in length. 

Montaigne – Be your own humanist!


Some ideas to aid your brainstorming – Montaigne also wrote reflections on the following topics:

Of the Force of Imagination

Of Age

Of the Custom of Wearing Clothes

Of Ill  Means Employed to a Good End

Of Glory

Of Experience

Of Solitude

…and many more!


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