CLASS 1531

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This course will focus on the stories about the gods and heroes of the Greeks as they appear in ancient literature and art. We will examine the relationship between myths and the cultural, religious, and political conditions of the society in which they took shape. Beginning with theories of myth and proceeding to the analysis of individual stories and cycles, the material will serve as a vehicle for improving your written communication skills. Assignments include preparatory writing and six essays focusing on readings and discussions in class.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Course Subfield (FWS)
Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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    FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded