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ENGL 215 Myth Folktale & Legend • 5 Cr.


Examines traditional stories from different cultures. Students discuss common motifs and styles, relationships between cultural perspectives, and theories concerning origins and significance. Recommended: ENGL& 101 or ENGL 201, or a literature course in the 100 series.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Conventions of the genre
  • Historical development of the genre
  • Audience expectations of the genre
  • Development of subgenres
  • Formal analysis of the genre
  • Cultural analysis of the genre



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