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Unformatted text preview: Study Outline Mid-Term 1 1) Theory of Myth: Texts: M & L pp. 3-30- In particular, consider the following:- How is myth defined?- Myth interpreted by etiology.- Myth interpreted by allegory and symbolism.- Myth interpreted by psychology (Freud and Jung).- Myth interpreted by structuralism (Lvi-Strauss).- The relationship between myth and society (religion). 2) Know and be able to describe the myths of creation of the gods and humanity in Hesiods Theogony : Texts: M & L 55-102, Hesiods Theogony , genealogical chart of the gods (on E- Reserve)- In particular, consider the following:- What is the role of Zeus in the myth.- The interaction of male and female in the myths of succession.- The role of Prometheus in the creation and advancement of humans.- The myth of Pandora. 3) Know the names in Greek and Latin of the 12 major Olympian gods and goddesses, and the characteristics and myths surrounding the 5 we have covered in detail: Zeus, Apollo, Athena, Aphrodite, Artemis....
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- Fall '07