Imagine that you are a person living in Europe sometime between the years 1400 B.C.E. and 1400 C.E. You can choose to be either a man or a woman.
Choose an occupation that allows you to be involved in state leadership, education, and/or in the creation of buildings, visual art, performance, literature, or music.
Write a first-person essay about the time in which you live and the work that you do.
Use specific terms and historic references that place you in the field and the time period you have chosen.
As a part of the essay, express WHY you make the decisions and/or the art that you make in the culture in which you live, and WHAT VALUE you hope your work will have for the future.