Comparative Mythology/Introduction

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Participants in "Introduction to Comparative Mythology" create and participate in course for a brief introduction to the field of comparative mythology. Various learning projects will be made and used to help others understand comparative mythology.

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  • This is an introductory course and there are no prerequisites except a willingness to learn.

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The goals of this course are as follows:

  1. Be able to clearly define comparative mythology.
  2. Learn about the different approaches to comparative mythology.
  3. Learn about some of the standard parallels between the myths of different cultures.
  4. Learn about some of the widespread recurring themes and plot elements of myths.

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