Sunday, November 6, 2011

Week 11 – November 7-10: Villains: Bluebeard & Robber Bridegroom

Monday: Field Trip: Career Services (Smith House): Tour by Jim Majola,

Tuesday: READ: The Complete Fairy Tales, "The Robber Bridegroom," pp. 141-145, "Fitcher's Bird," pp. 155-158, and Charles Perrault “Bluebeard” - On Blackboard under Course Documents.
Evening Film: “Barbe Bleue,” (2009) French Film (80 min)

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tales
Report 15: Maria Tatar: “The Attractions of “Bluebeard”: The Origins and Fortunes of a Folktale,” in: Secrets beyond the Door, pp. 11-66 (many pictures). On Blackboard under Course Documents.

Blog Entry 9: Reflect about the three versions of the story of “Bluebeard”. How are these tales similar or different? What is unique about them? Which one did (didn’t) you like the most? Why/ Why not? Blog is due by Sunday, November 13.

Paper #2 is due by Monday November 14th.

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