Sunday, October 30, 2011

Week 9 – October 24–27: Beastly Bride(groom)

Monday: Guest Speaker: Christine Workman, Office of Student Engagement

Tuesday: The Complete Fairy Tales, “The Frog King,” pp. 2-5
Report 11: Maria Tatar, "Sex and Violence: The Hard Core of Fairy Tales," In:
The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales, pp. 3-38, On Blackboard under Course Documents.
Evening Film: “The Princess and the Frog,” Disney 2010 (98 min)

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tale
Report 12: Marina Warner, “Go! Be a Beast: Beauty and the Beast,” In: From the Beast to the Blonde. On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers, New York: The Noonday Press. 1994, pp. 298-318. On Blackboard under Course Documents.

Blog Entry 7: First read the story of “Cupid and Psyche” at, then write a comparison of this old Greek tale with that of the Brothers Grimm. Add two pictures to your blog, one from “The Frog King” and one for “Cupid and Psyche.” Blog is due by Sunday, October 30.

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