English 3099 Myth and Culture (Honors)
Section 099 CRN 31608
Myth and Culture, Honors 1700-1815 TR
Even the observant animals are aware
That we’re not very happily home here
In this --- our interpreted world.
-- Rainer Maria Rilke
This course explores the ways in which myth and myth-making across cultures relate to issues of identity, desire, language, epistemology, and violence. Requirements include short papers, critical essays, vigorous participation in discussion, a midterm, and a final exam. (General Education Program; Group 5)