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ENGL 210
Myth and Folklore


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities] [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examines the myths and folktales of the world with an emphasis on literature and culture. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement. Formerly LIT 210.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Examine the function of narrative, oral and written, and how it affects our lives.
  • Compare and contrast various elements in stories to identify the motifs that continue to repeat themselves in myth and folklore, such as symbolism, cyclical structure, and archetypal characters.
  • Examine and debate issues that arise in at least one major mythic classic, such as The Iliad or The Odyssey.
  • Interpret and analyze values from a significant tale of a foreign mythology, such as from India, Japan, Island Cultures, or Native American sources.
  • Compare and analyze specific folklore beliefs in the context of the dominant mythology.
  • Evaluate through discussion and writing how much mythic constructs have affected our lives.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENGL 210
    Fall 2013
    1440
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 210
    Winter 2013
    6010
    James Bower
    ENGL 210
    Fall 2012
    1440
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 210
    Fall 2011
    1440
    Michael Kiefel
    ENGL 210
    Spring 2011
    0968
    Jennifer Boyden


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.