Three Great Myths: Prometheus, Persephone, and Dionysus (FYS)|
This course is a detailed analysis of three important myths from classical antiquity: the stories of Prometheus, Persephone, and Dionysus. Students will examine literary and visual representations from antiquity and also consider how these myths live on in the Western tradition.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CCIV)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Special Attributes: FYS|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Aeschylus, PROMETHEUS BOUND, HOMERIC HYMN TO DEMETER
As well as selections from numerous other ancient sources in translation, and some modern interpretive essays.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Several short (2 pp.) papers and a longer paper or project at the end of the term.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
THIS SECTION IS A FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (FYS) CLASS.
Consistent participation in class discussion is essential.
|Instructor(s): Szegedy-Maszak,Andrew Times: ..T.R.. 08:50AM-10:10AM; Location: FISK122; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 15|