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Fall 2022
Feb 08,2023
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ENG 250 - Introduction to Folklore and Mythology
The nature and formal principles of studying folklore and myth will be introduced and illustrated through a variety of texts, folk artifacts, and thematic ideas, including world-wide examples that extend beyond Western cultures. Students will examine folkloric elements in their own and each other's backgrounds, as well as textbook examples of folklore and folk life from regional, ethnic, age, gender, or work groups. Students will consider how myth informs their own and each other's backgrounds, as well as examine textbook examples of myth and mythic themes, motifs, and archetypes from regional, ethnic, age, gender, or work groups. The course will introduce students to formal approaches to a variety of folklore and myths, as well as explore the relationship between myth, culture, and society. Folklore and myth will also be considered from a cross-cultural perspective.
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Humanities Division
Writing/Literature Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Arts and Letters, Cultural Literacy

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Credit
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

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