HONR 1000C Honors Seminar: Myth and Fairy Tale in Modern Culture

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
(UDEN) Farquhar - Dean's Office
3 credits

This course will focus on the influence of mythology and fairy tale on the cultural and psychological fabric of modern life. As students read various myths, fairy tales, and literature, as well as study images of myth and tale in advertising and film, they will attempt to make connections between underlying recurrent themes that find their roots in the earliest stories of humanity. The reading and analysis of texts and images will be complemented by the development of individual writing skills, emphasizing critical thinking and the clear, sophisticated, and creative expression of ideas. Satisfies general education requirement in humanities. Prerequisite: Honors students only. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2007 (200820))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify major international myths and fairy tales.
  2. Explain the manifestation of these myths and tales in modern works of literature.
  3. Explain the manifestation of these myths and tales in advertising, film, and other media.
  4. Apply knowledge of mythology and fairy tale to illuminate cultural trends and influences.
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