Please post your original answers in complete sentences to the following questions under the discussion tab above. This assignment is due before 3pm, Friday, 11/4/11. (20 points possible)

Section 1 - "Getting Married"
1. What is bachelor journeying?
2. How would you describe male teenage years in the 16th and 17th centuries?
3. What were private vows? Why were they practiced?
4. What do you think or feel about Lucas Behaim's letter to his future wife?
5. What does anna Maria send to Lucas? What impact does it have on Lucas?
6. Is Lucas religious? How do we know?
7. What do you think of the wedding invitation? How does it compare/contrast with present day wedding invitations?

Section 2 - "The Private Life of a Teenager"
1. What happens to Sebald's religious beliefs in Louvain?
2. Why do you think Sebald questions his Lutheran faith in the chapter? Does he really question his faith?
3. What does the author mean when he says, "On a personal level, core beliefs are the bedrock to which both reckless and principled behaviors return, and they are fixed as behavior is fickle."?