Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Week 5 - September 24-28: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Tuesday: Read: The Complete Fairy Tales, “Snow White,” pp. 181-188

Wednesday: Guest Speaker: Rose Falker, Director of International Programs
Evening Film: “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” Directed by Walt Disney, 1937 (84 minutes)

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tale
Read: Jack Zipes, “Breaking the Disney Spell,” In: Fairy Tale as Myth. Pp. 72-95 On reserve-Hoover Library
Report 7: S. Gilbert and S. Gubar, “The Queen’s Looking Glass,” in The Madwoman in the Attic, pp. 36-44. On Blackboard under Course Documents or On reserve in Hoover Library
Report 8: Bruno Bettelheim, "The Jealous Queen in “Snow White” and the Myth of Oedipus” and “Snow White,” In: The Uses of Enchantment, pp. 194-215. On reserve in Hoover Library
Blog Entry 5: Compare the original tale by the Brothers Grimm with Disney’s film from 1937. Highlight a few differences and similarities. Why did Disney divert from the original version of the tale.  Blog is due by Sunday, September 30.
Paper is due by Tuesday, October 2.

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