What is a guardian according to Plato


What is a guardian according to Plato? What is his or her purpose?
Describe the guardian’s characteristics.
In your own mind, are there any problems with establishing guardians of society on account of these characteristics?
What are the three principal forms of education?
In literary education, what kinds of stories can children be told and why?
Do you see examples of this done in your culture today? Give examples if so or explain why not.
According to Plato, what relationship does God have to fiction?
Why must guardians not feel fear or enjoy laughter?
Please respond to the quote on p. 81.
Response here
Who are guardians today? Are they still held to the same expectations?