The essay for this lesson is required to be 1,000-1,500-words and clearly demonstrate your understanding of the prompt. Essays should be 5 or more paragraphs with a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/).
In the last analysis at the end of the day, does it matter whether life is meaningful or has no meaning? Explore this question with regard to the readings for this lesson, some of which suggest that it does not. If you think it does matter, state why by reference to the readings and media we have studied in this lesson. If not, cite from your readings and films to argue that it does not.
What is Meant by Meaning Frankl, V.B.A. (2010). Feeling of Meaninglessness A Challenge to Psychotherapy and Philosophy. (pp. 176-187). Milwaukee, WI Marquette University Press.
M. A. Casey, Beyond Meaninglessness, Society. 41(3), pp. 71-74
“The Problem of Meaning” from Eagleton, T. (2007). The Meaning of Life: A Very Short Introduction. (pp. 33-55). Oxford, GBR. Oxford University Press.