Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology

Humanities 103
Mythology
Section 02 & 03
Fall 2017
SLN 01811 & 04938
MWF 11:10am – 12:00noon & 9:10am – 10:00am.
Bryan 324
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 10:10-11:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Mythology
Syllabus


August 21 — The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
August 23 — Creation Myths: Genesis.
August 25 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic.

August 28 — Hesiod’s Theogony: The Greek gods.
August 30 — Homer’s Iliad: Book 1.
September 1 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 2 (lines 1-583), 3, [4].

[September 4 — Labor Day Holiday.]
September 6 — Iliad Books 5, 6, [7].
September 8 — Iliad Books 8, 9.

September 11 — Iliad Books 10, 11.
September 13 — Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
September 15 — Iliad Books 12, [13,] 14, [15].

September 18 — Iliad Books 16, [17,] 18.
September 20 — Iliad: 19, [20,] 21, 22.
September 22 — [Lost Episode.]

September 25 — Iliad Book 23; Homeric Apocrypha.
September 27 — Iliad Book 24; The Fall of Troy.
September 29 — Aeneid excerpts, Books I-II.

October 2 — The Underworld–Aeneid excerpts, Book VI. Review.
October 4 — Midterm In-Class Exam.
October 6 — Writing Essays.

October 9 — Midterm Essay. Greek Music and Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
October 11 — Sophocles, Oedipus.
October 13 — [Conference.]

October 16 — [Conference.]
October 18 — Euripides, Medea.
October 20 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 1; Werewolves.

October 23 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 2, 3, 4.
October 25 — The Shakespeare Myth.
October 27 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [5], 6, 7, 8.

October 30 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.
November 1 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 9, 10, 11; Monsters.
November 3 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 12, 13.

November 6 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [14,] 15.
November 8 — The Line, The Cross and the Curve.
[November 10 — Sacred War Holiday. No Class Whatsoever.]

November 13 — The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
November 15 — Mythology of Gender: Kids’ Toys and Games.
[November 17 — Exam Description available.]

[November 20 – 24 — THANKSGIVING BREAK.]

November 27 — Review & Writing.
November 29 — End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
December 1 — Mythological Considerations: Monsters & Dinosaurs.

December 4 — Final Mythorama 2017.
December 6 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.
December 8 — Extra.


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