Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology

Humanities 103
Mythology
Section 04
Fall 2005
SLN 38794
TTh 10:35 – 11:50
CUE 114
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: TTh 8:30-10:15, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Mythology
Syllabus


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

August 30 — Creation Myths continued: Hesiod’s Theogony.
September 1 — Hesiod’s Theogony.

September 6 — Homer’s Iliad: [Introduction,] Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583), 3.
September 8 — Iliad Books [4, 5,] 6, [7,] 8.

September 13 — Iliad Books 9, 10, [11, 12,] 13.
September 15 — Iliad Books 14, 15, 16.

September 20 — Iliad Books [17,] 18, 19, 20.
September 22 — Iliad Books 21, 22, 23.

September 27 — Iliad Book 24.
September 29 — The Trojan War: The Sequel–Aeneid excerpts. Hell.

October 4 — Midterm Exam.
October 6 — Project #1 Due. Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.

October 11 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus; Euripides, Medea.
October 13 — Euripides, Medea; Other Plays.

October 18 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 1, 2, 3.
October 20 — Conference.

October 25 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 4, 5, 6, 7.
October 27 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 8, 9, 10.

November 1 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13, 14.
November 3 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 15.

November 8 — Herpephobia: Dinosaur Mythology.
November 10 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.

November 15 — Project #2 Due. Mythologies of Depression and Love.
November 17 — The Art of Courtly Love.

November 21 – 25 — THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 29 — The Line, The Cross & The Curve.
December 1 — Film and Analysis.

December 6 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies. Review.
December 8 — Final Mythorama 2005.

Whenever — Final.


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