Sunday, September 16, 2012

Week 4 - September 17-21: Cinderella: Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Monday: PM Workshop in Hil Hall 108

Tuesday: The Complete Fairy Tales, “Cinderella,” pp. 79-84
Report 5: Bruno Bettelheim, “Cinderella,” In: The Uses of Enchantment, pp. 236-277. On reserve in Hoover Library
Evening Film: “Cinderella” by Walt Disney (71 minutes)
Wednesday: Guest Speaker: 
--> Josh Ambrose: Writing Cente

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tale
Report 6: Jack Zipes, “The Triumph of the Underdog: Cinderella’s Legacy,” in: The Enchanted Screen. The Unknown History of Fairy Tale Films. New York: Routledge, 2011, pp.172-191. On Blackboard under Course Documents
Blog Entry 4: Cinderella is one of these so called “rise tales”, which features a narrative arc of “rags to riches through magic and marriage” (Ruth Bottigheimer). Write a reflection on this motif. Can someone reach success or riches with magic or marriage? How realistic is that? Blog is due by Sunday, September 23.

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