Give a summary of the story: who? what? when? where?
Give your critical (and personal) reaction to the chapter
Discuss what aspects of pre-Columbian Caribbean are illustrated by the story? Is it feasible that some of the Maya may have traveled by canoe to Cuba and from there migrated down through the island chain? How does the story present human sacrifice? Does the story about Mayan mathematics and astronomy surprise you. How do you feel that Michener portrayed the character of the female character, Tiwánee?
Source that must be used:
Chapter 3: death of greatness (book attached)
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