Module 4 discussion 3 – treasure, fate, and revenge

Overview:

In this discussion we will discuss what societal values this story appears to promote.

Instructions:

How do specific actions of the heroes illustrate these values? 
What different types of reward do the different characters seek?
Please take into account how harsh conditions, treachery and death are woven into this myth.
Does the end justify the means?  Do intentions justify the end?
Where does evil come from and where does it breed?