2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 256 Introduction to Mythology

Introduces the major myths of classical Western and other cultures. Defines and demonstrates these myths as they are to be found in literature. Some attention is given to theories of myth, e.g., Frazer, Freud, Levi-Strauss. Expect to write at least one analytic paper dealing with mythical elements in works of literature read for the course.