Friday, February 8, 2013

Week 3 – Feb. 12 & 14

Tuesday: The Child as Hero
Read: Introduction: Hansel and Gretel," The Classic Fairy Tales, (179-184)
Brothers Grimm, "Hansel and Gretel" (184-190)
Brothers Grimm, "The Juniper Tree" (190-197)

Thursday: The Child as Hero
Read: Joseph Jacobs, "The Rose Tree" (197-199)
Charles Perrault, "Little Thumbling" (199-209)
Bruno Bettelheim, "Hansel and Gretel,” pp. 159-166.
Film: “Hansel & Gretel – An Appalachian Version”

Blog Entry 3: The topic of this blog entry is “The Child as a Hero.” Describe the role of various children as heroes in at least 2 fairy tales. Also explain the meaning of this from a Freudian (here Bettelheim) psychoanalytical point of view.  Blog is due by Sunday, Feb. 17, 9 p.m. -

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