Monday: No Classes – Labor Day
Tuesday: Form, Function and Structure of Fairy Tales
Read: The Complete Fairy Tales, “Brier Rose,” pp. 171-174
Lüthi: Once Upon a Time, Chapter 1, pp. 21-34
Report 1: Zipes, The Brothers Grimm, Chapter 9, pp. 207-229
Wednesday: Guest Speaker: Melanie Conley: “Academic Strategies and Study Skills”
Evening Film: Sleeping Beauty by Disney
Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tale - Folk and Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends
Read: Lüthi: Once Upon a Time, Chapters 2-3, pp. 35-57
Report 2: Bruno Bettelheim, “The Sleeping Beauty” In: The Uses of Enchantment, pp. 225-236. On reserve in Hoover Library.
Blog Entry 2: Develop a one-page working definition of a fairy tale based on class discussions, stories and other articles we have read in class. Blog is due by Sunday, September 9.