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COURSE SYLLABUS Course Code: Elective 414 Course Title: Mythology and Folklore SY/Semester: SY 2011-2012 Faculty: Jaze M. Marco Department: English School: SAS Course Credit: 3 units Course Description: This course is a study of major myths and folklore of various cultures from around the world. It is designed to give students an exposure to different myths and folklore and their contributions to the literary heritage of a particular place. Course Objectives: 1. To read and interpret myths that left significant marks in the respective cultures they belong. 2. To formulate logical conclusions about life from the selected literary pieces read. 3. To appreciate similarities, differences in the beliefs, ideas, attitudes and values of people from the oral and written literary pieces taken. 4. To express relevant and sound opinions about literary pieces in relation to national and international problems and issues. Performance Criterion: 1.Midterm and Final Exams 2.Written Output a) Reflection paper/Reaction paper b) Term paper 3.Performance 4.Quizzes

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Hamilton, E. (1999).Mythology. Warner Books Inc.: New York, USA. Lacia, Ferdilyn C. et al. (2008). The Literatures of the Philippines.Rex Printing Company Inc: Quezon City. Rosenberg, D. (1999). World Mythology. 3rd ed. NTC Publishing Group: Illinois, USA. Michael Webster . (2005). ENG 204 B World Mythology, Winter 2005 . In World Mythology. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/204syll.htm. Unknow. (Unknown). Native American Legends. In First People-The Legends. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/CoyoteTheHungry-Caddo.html.

Unknown. (Unknown). The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs. In Wikipedia. The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Story_of_Sigurd_the_Volsung_and_the_Fall_of_the_Niblungs.

Subject Content Orientation of students Introduction i. Definitions of Myth and Folklore ii. Types of Myths iii. Terms often used in discussing myths iv. Ways of Interpreting Myth v. Significance of Myths and Folklore II. Philippines i. Literary Background ii. Epics iii. Folktales and legends iv. Proverbs and saying v. Songs vi. The Legend of Maria Makiling vii. Tianak and Nuno sa Punso III. Ancient Middle East i. Babylonia-The Enuma Elis ii. Sumer/Babylonia-The Gilgamesh iii. Egypt-Osiris,Isis and Horus IV. Greek and Roman Mythology i. The Creation of the Titans and the Gods ii. Eight brief Tales of Lovers iii. Trojan War iv. The Aenid I.

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Lacia, Ferdilyn C. et al. (2008). The Literatures of the Philippines.Rex Printing Company Inc: Quezon City. I. To read and interpret myths and some of the ways they function in societies and cultures II. To read and interpret mythic metaphors symbols, and analogies III. To compare and contrast significant characters, events, symbols, and actions (called motifs) in one story with similar events in another story 30hrs. Brainstorming Open-Class Discussion Individual Presentation of Report through Powerpoint Reading of literary pieces Making reflection paper Role playing of selected literary pieces Michael Webster . (2005). ENG 204 B World Mythology, Winter 2005 . In World Mythology. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://faculty.gvsu.edu/webst erm/204syll.htm. Rosenberg, D. (1999). World Mythology. 3rd ed. NTC Publishing Group: Illinois, USA. Hamilton, E. (1999).Mythology. Warner Books Inc.: New York, USA. Rosenberg, D. (1999). World Mythology. 3rd ed. NTC Publishing Group: Illinois, USA. Rosenberg, D. (1999). World Mythology. 3rd ed. NTC Publishing Group: Illinois, USA.

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V. Far East, South East and the Pacific Islands v. Thnhnhailand-Coming Soon vi. Japan-Amaterasu vii. India-The Ramayana viii. Hawaii-The Taming of the Sun

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VI. Celtic Mythology i. Beowulf ii. King Arthur I. To describe and discuss the VII. Northern Europe i. Norse-Sigurd the Volsung VIII. Africa i. Zaire-The Origin of Life and Fire ii. Ghana-Ghana’s Lute cultures that produced the myths II. To improve analytical, conceptual, connective writing skills III. To discover what these stories IX. The Americas i. United States/Canada-The Woman Who Fell from the Sky ii. Mexico-Quetzalcoatl iii. Peru-The Children of the Sun iv. Native American-Cayote the Hungry have to do with our lives today 20hrs.

Brainstorming Open-Class Discussion Individual Presentation of Report through Powerpoint Reading of literary pieces Making reflection paper Role playing of selected literary pieces

Unknown. (Unknown). The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs. In Wikipedia. The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ The_Story_of_Sigurd_the_V olsung_and_the_Fall_of_the_ Niblungs. Unknow. (Unknown). Native American Legends. In First People-The Legends. Retrieved June 24,2011, from http://www.firstpeople.us/FPHtmlLegends/CoyoteTheHungryCaddo.html.

Short and long quizzes Recitation Individual performance Group and individual presentation Reflection Paper Term Paper Reaction Paper

Literary pieces Reading Materials PowerPoint Presentation Audio-Visual Materials

Prepared by: JAZE M. MARCO Subject Instructor Approved by:

JULIETA L. GO PH.D. Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

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