- Schedule of Classes - February 27, 2017 7:15PM EST
- Course Catalog - February 27, 2017 7:15PM EST
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.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
17439CLASS 1531 SEM 101 Add this class to your Favorites
- MWGoldwin Smith Hall 122
For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.
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