[DWJ] Re: OT: any actors around?

Hendon, Alison A.Hendon at BrooklynPublicLibrary.org
Wed Apr 4 17:14:17 EDT 2007


Helen wrote:
>"Interview a guild member (a person who practices the craft today) and
>report to the court:
>a. -what was your guild like in the Middle Ages,
>b. -what is your guild/craft like today,
>c. -plus one question of your choosing."
>
>I am afraid most of the people interviewed will just say "No clue" to
>question A! I don't know what the student is supposed to do if that  
>happens.

I don't see how you could expect a modern "guild member" to be versed in
what the guild was like in the Middle Ages.  I think that part of the
research should be done the old-fashioned way.  And then it could be
compared with b - what it's like today.  

Alison



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