Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology

Humanities 103
Mythology
Section 02
Fall 2014
SLN 01707
MWF 11:10 am – 12:00 noon.
Cleveland 30W
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 9:00-10:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Mythology
Syllabus


August 25 — The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
August 27 — Creation Myths: Genesis.
August 29 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic.

[September 1 — Labor Day Holiday.]
September 3 — Hesiod’s Theogony: The Greek Gods.
September 5 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583).

September 8 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 3, [4,] 5.
September 10 — Iliad Books 6, [7]; Lost Episode.
September 12 — Iliad Book 8; Lost Episode.

September 15 — Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
September 17 — Iliad Books 9, 10.
September 19 — Iliad Books 11, 12.

September 22 — Iliad Books [13,] 14, [15,] 16.
September 24 — Iliad Books [17,] 18, 19.
September 26 — Iliad Books [20,] 21, 22.

September 29 — Iliad Books 23, 24.
October 1 — Post-Iliad/Pre-Aeneid.
October 3 — The Fall of Troy–Aeneid excerpts, Books I-II.

October 6 — The Underworld–Aeneid excerpts, Book VI. Review.
October 8 — Writing Essays.
October 10 — Midterm Exam & Essay.

October 13 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
October 15 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus; Euripides, Medea.
October 17 — Euripides, Medea.

October 20 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 1; Werewolves.
October 22 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 2, 3, 4.
October 24 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [5,] 6.

October 27 — The Shakespeare Myth.
October 29 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.
October 31 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 7, 8.

November 3 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 9, 10.
November 5 — The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
November 7 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13.

November 10 — The Mythologies of Personality & Depression.
November 12 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [14,] 15.
November 14 — School of Night Substitute Swap.

November 17 — Herpetophobia and Dinosaur Mythology.
November 19 — The Line, The Cross and the Curve.
November 21 — Mythology of Gender: Kids’ Toys and Games.

November 24 – 28 — THANKSGIVING BREAK

December 1 — Review & Writing.
December 3 — End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
December 5 — Mythological Considerations.

December 8 — Final Mythorama 2014.
December 10 — Final Mythorama 2014.
December 12 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.


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