Analyze visual art and lyrics in order to explore Medieval romance.
Source: How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance, by Marilyn Yalom (Stanford Professor)
Lecture on love in Medieval France
(How did the love of transform?, How did the new ideas of love spread? What are our current ideas about love?)
Students write on board everything what they think of/know about romantic love and lust (What does it include, sound like, etc)
Students take candy/fruit when they have contributed to the board once.
Explain to students that there was a shift in Medieval stories from battles to chivalrous romances. Lead discussion using powerpoint.