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Samurai warriors had a code that defined what an ideal warrior should be. Learners use a Venn diagram to compare the way the ideal warrior is portrayed in art and literature. They analyze a screen entitled The Battles at Ichi-no-tani and Yashima and compare it to an excerpt from "The Tale of the Heike." They then discuss the accuracy by which each document conveys the Samurai life.