Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Week 2 – Feb. 5 & 7

Tuesday:  Once upon a time …: History, Form and Theories of Fairy Tales
Read: Marie Louise von Franz, “Theories of Fairy Tales,” pp. 1-23
Film: The Brothers Grimm – Part 3

Thursday: Why read folk and fairy tales? Morphology of folk and fairy tales
Read: Bruno Bettelheim, “Introduction. The Struggle for Meaning,” pp. 3-19.
Film: The Brothers Grimm – Part 4

Blog Entry 2: Develop a one-page working definition of folk or fairy tale based on class discussions, materials we have read in class. Blog is due by Sunday, Feb. 10, 9 p.m.

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