- Student begins presentation on Welles, focusing on a philosophy of pessimism.
- Singer points out that Welles generally avoids nostalgia and sentimentality, in contrast to Huston's film, The Dead.
- Singer discusses the use of myths in works of art, and how myths function in our interpretations of the past and our search for truth.
- Discussion of the BBC documentary on Welles.
- Discussion of comic elements in Welles's work.
- Singer claims that critics have not given credit for the depth of feeling that Welles expresses, which is particularly evident in The Magnificent Ambersons.
- Singer reviews expectations for students' second paper.