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ENGL229M - Mythology as Literature (3-0-3)

In this course students will examine how mythology influences a wide range of contemporary literature and art such as the modern novel, film, poetry, and song. Students will read, analyze, and research classical myths, poetry that reflects these classical myths, and modern novels that use mythology to examine everyday humanity. The course will also explore the creation of modern mythology in its most recent incarnation through the comic book hero. Prerequisite: ENGL110XM or ENGL110M. (Fulfills English or Humanities requirement)