Date of Award

Spring 2020

Presentation Date


Document Type

Senior Essay

First Advisor

David Arndt

Second Advisor

Joseph Zepeda


Storytelling is a powerful tool because stories shape our ethics and ethos. This thesis will explain how our ethics are a reflection of our ethos. Additionally an analysis of storytellers such as: Plato, Plutarch, John Milton, and Dr. King will be done to demonstrate how storytellers are capable of influencing our character which ultimately allows our ethics to be transformed.