010107 SE Myth (2018W)
- Registration is open from Mo 03.09.2018 10:00 to We 02.01.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until We 02.01.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Class participation (20%) and one essay of 4,000 words (80%).
Permitted Instruments: None.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The course management may also provide for an oral reflection of the submitted seminar paper.
1. Apply Tylor’s theory to Genesis 2-3. Assess how well the theory fits and does not fit the myth.
2. Apply Rank’s (Freudian) theory to the case of King Saul (First Samuel). Assess how well the theory fits and does not fit the myth.
3. Apply Campbell’s (Jungian) theory to the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Assess how well the theory fits and does not fit the myth.
4. Apply Frazer’s theory to the life of Jesus (Gospel of Matthew). Assess how well the theory fits and does not fit the myth.
5. Apply Malinowski’s theory to the story of the Flood (Genesis 6-9). Assess how well the theory fits and does not fit the myth.
The only book that students are advised to check is my Myth: A Very Short Introduction, which was published in both first and second editions in English by Oxford University Press.Readings will be provided in advance via Moodle.
Association in the course directory
für 011 (15W) FTH 17 oder FTH 26, 198 418 BA UF RK 16, 199 518 MA UF RK 02 oder RK 05, 033 195 (17W) BRP 18krp, BRP 18ktb, auslaufende Studienpläne: für 011 (11W) D31 oder DAM, 033 195 (15W) BAM 13, für SP PdR 11c , 066 796 (15W) MRP 9, Seminar oder (F)WF für 020