Three Great Myths: Prometheus, Persephone, and Dionysus (FYS)|
Spring 2019 not offered
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)
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: |
Consistent participation in class discussion is essential.