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...icated term. Where I would normally have been more trusting of historical writings, I have learned that it must be examined with more of a critical eye - that there is so much more to history than what someone may have deemed important enough to record. Upon looking back at the course, I found that E.R Dodds "On Misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex" was probably the most interesting reading for me. Although I had heard the story before, I never realized that I had been reading it with my own biases - without noticing that I was not the intended audience for the story. This really opened up my eyes as to how easily I was judging the story with my own stereotypical views. All in all, this course has taught me the importance of critically analyzing material, not approaching it with my own values, and most importantly, not believing what I read just because it is 'history'!
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