Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology

Humanities 103
Mythology
Section 02
Fall 2015
SLN 02788
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 24 — The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
August 26 — Creation Myths: Genesis.
August 28 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic.

August 31 — Hesiod’s Theogony: The Greek Gods.
September 2 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583).
September 4 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 3, [4,] 5.

[September 7 — Labor Day Holiday.]
September 9 — Iliad Books 6, [7,] 8.
September 11 — Iliad Books 9, 10.

September 14 — Iliad Books 11, 12.
September 16 — Iliad Books [13,] 14, [15,] 16.
September 18 — Iliad Books [17,] 18, 19.

September 21 — Iliad Books [20,] 21, 22.
September 23 — Iliad: Lost Episode.
September 25 — [Conference.]

September 28 — Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
September 30 — Iliad Books 23, 24.
October 2 — The Fall of Troy–Aeneid excerpts, Books I-II.

October 5 — The Underworld–Aeneid excerpts, Book VI. Review.
October 7 — Writing Essays.
October 9 — Midterm Exam & Essay.

October 12 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
October 14 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus; Euripides, Medea.
October 16 — Euripides, Medea.

October 19 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 1; Werewolves.
October 21 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 2, 3, 4.
October 23 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [5,] 6.

October 26 — The Shakespeare Myth.
October 28 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.
October 30 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 7, 8.

November 2 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 9, 10.
November 4 — The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
November 6 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13.

November 9 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [14,] 15.
[November 11 — Sacred War Holiday. No Class Whatsoever.]
November 13 — The Line, The Cross and the Curve.

November 16 — Mythology of Gender: Kids’ Toys and Games.
November 18 — Herpetophobia and Dinosaur Mythology.
November 20 — The Mythologies of Personality & Depression.

[November 23 – 27 — THANKSGIVING BREAK.]

November 30 — Review & Writing.
December 2 — End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
December 4 — Mythological Considerations.

December 7 — Final Mythorama 2015.
December 9 — Final Mythorama 2015.
December 11 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.


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