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Jan. 23-30     Introduction/Lectures on the Origins and Development of Myth

      World Mythology  "Introduction"  xiii-xxi

      Joseph Campbell films:  "The Message of the Myth" and "The First Story Tellers"

      Handouts:  "The Great Leap Forward" and "The Stone Age"

Feb. 1-5       Classical Mythology  Chapter 2:  "Ways of Interpreting Myth," pp. 34-53,

                    question 2

Feb. 8-22      World Mythology   "The Middle East"  p. 3-11, questions 1 and 3; pp.  

      12-21, question 2. 

      Classical Mythology  Chapter 3:   "In the Beginning:  Hesiod's Theogony,"  pp. 57-96, question 2; pp. 947-950

      World Mythology: 

        The Far East and Pacific Islands, pp. 287-95, question 1

        The Creation Cycle, pp. 351-59, questions 1 and 3

        The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe, pp. 459-466, questions 1 and 2

        Africa, pp. 508-517, question 1; p. 514, question 1, p. 517, question 2

        The Americas, pp. 595-99, question 1; pp. 600-608, question 1 and 3; pp. 625-633, questions 1 and 3

        Feb. 27-March 6     Classical Mythology  Chapter 1 "Introduction to Greek Myth,"  pp. 3-32; Chapter 4:  The Great Goddess and the Goddesses:  The

        97-134, question 1; Chapter 15:   The House of Atreus, pp. 600-617 and 673-680

        March 8-15   Classical Mythology  Chapter 5:  "The Olympian Family of Zeus," pp. 135-164; p. 178, questions 1 and 3

        March 20-22         Classical Mythology Chapter 6:   "The World in Decline: Alienation  of the Human and Divine,"  pp. 180-197

March 27********************MIDTERM EXAM*********************

March 29-April 5    Classical Mythology  Chapter 7:  "In Touch with the Gods: 

                             Apollo's Oracle at Delphi," pp. 199-226, question 3  Chapter 8,

                           "Dionysus," pp. 227-246; Chapter 8:  Dionysus, pp. 184-204.

April 13                Spring Break

April 17-19           Classical Mythology  Chapter 9, Land of No Return:  The Gloomy

                             Kingdom of Hades," pp. 247-264, question 5

        The Odyssey, Book XI, pp. 454-466

        The Aeneid, Book 6, pp. 916926

April 24-May 1       Classical Mythology Chapter 10:  "Heroes and Heroines of Myth,"

         pp. 265-314, questions 3 and 5

        World Mythology, Gilgamesh, pp. 26-57, questions 2 and 6; The Ramayana, pp. 296-323, question 28; Hercules, pp. 100-105

        May 3-8:  Classical Mythology  Chapter 13, "The Theater of Dionysus and the Tragic Vision, pp. 485-509

May 10-17              Class presentations on myth-based literary works:

        Medea:  Euripides/Anouilh

        The Trojan Women:  Euripides

        Antigone:  Euripides/Anouilh

        The Flies:  Sartre

        The Prometheus Bound: Aeschylus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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