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Class Notes for Comparative World Literature at California State University - Long Beach

CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Thirteenth Dynasty Of Egypt, Raf El Daba, Pithos

CWL132-WorldMythology FALLSEMESTER2016 INSTRUCTOR:JessicaBrooks 5 December 2016 Lecture 25 - Place & Object Myths Place and Object Myths ...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Stheno, Serifos, Acrisius

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Lecture 24 - Heroes: The Quest, Part III Orpheus and Eurydice - review ● Lecture 23 ● Orpheus' demise by the Bacchae Quetzalcoatl: Feathered serpent god of Aztec / Toltec pe...

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CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Stargate Sg-1 (Season 10), Immaculate Conception, Christ Pantocrator

Monday, November 28, 2016 Lecture 23 - Heroes: The Quest, Part II Jesus ● Bible ● Miraculous birth: Virgin Mary; "son of God" ○ immaculate conception ● Dying od myth / hero myth / histori...

Comparative World Literature
CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture 22: Heroes: The Quest, Part I

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Lecture 22 - Heroes: The Quest, Part I The Quest ● The Quest begins with a ​call to adventure ● Sometimes the hero ​resists ● The quest is ​essential​ to the hero's life ...

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Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Pentheus, Euripides, Sir Kay

Wednesday, November 14, 2016 Lecture 21 - Hero Myth: Part V Call to Adventure ● Rango (2011) ● Choice: stay as you are / take up the call ○...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Deianira, Virgin Birth Of Jesus, Lichas

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Lecture 20 - Hero Myth: Part VI Heracles' release and what follows… ● Eurytus​, his daughter ​Iole​, his son Iphitus ● Heracles Serves Queen ​Omphale​ (& Pan…) ○ Pa...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Labours Of Hercules, Eurystheus, Thespius

Monday, November 7, 2016 Lecture 19 - Hero Myth: Part III Herakles Childhood ● Grew up in an aristocratic household ● Activities for young Greek men ○ Lyre (harp) ■ Linus ...

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CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Cretan Bull, Aegeus, Periphetes

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Lecture 18 - Hero Myth: Part II Theseus and Herakles The Birth of Theseus ● Aegeus​ rules Athens, but has no son ● Aegeus goes to Delphi ● Aegeus consults ​Pittheus​, Ki...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Humbaba, Siduri, Enkidu

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Lecture 17 - Hero Myth: Part I Hero Myths ● Joseph Campbell and the "monomyth" (universal hero pattern) ● Description p. 203 in Leeming ● Connections to shamans? ● M...

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Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Shapeshifting, Culture Hero, Elmer Fudd

Monday, October 24, 2016 Lecture 16 - The Trickster (cont.) Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987) ● American Mythographer ● Coyote ● Native American Flood Story ● Old Man = Humanized Coyote ● West...

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CWL 132 Lecture 15: The Dying God (cont.) & The Trickster

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Lecture 15 - The Dying God (cont.) The Cult of Dionysis ● As a fertility deity, Dionysis provides the wet and active substances needed for living things ● Associated with de...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Inanna, Homeric Hymns, Ancient Rites

Monday, October 17, 2016 Lecture 14 - The Dying God The Dying God ● Closely related to the Great Goddess & dying hero ● God-king dies & is revived / resurrection ● Cycle of vegetation? Seeds, trees, ...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Norse Mythology, Pyramid Texts, Burial

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Lecture 13 - Death & The Afterlife Osiris, Anubis & Horus Death and the Afterlife ● Belief in an afterlife is fairly universal ● Total dissipation of self vs. conscious exist...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Susanoo-No-Mikoto, Mother Goddess, Gaia Hypothesis

Monday, October 3, 2016 Lecture 11 - Supreme Being & Great Mother Myths (cont.) Native North America (Cherokee) Sun Goddess ● Matrilineal people often have a female supreme creator ○ Matrilineal soc...

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CWL 132
Jessica Brooks
CWL 132 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Fetus, Pater Familias

Monday, September 26, 2016 Lecture 10 - The Pantheons(cont.) Birth of Dionysus ● Zeus falls in love with Semele (mortal) ● Hera (wife) goes to Semele & ...

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Jessica Brooks
Othello - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Othello Just The FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescription N OthelloProtagonist Professional soldier; servant to Venice Moor; Moslem Negro from North Africa M...

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Death of a Salesman - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Death Of A Salesman Just the FactsSymbols ARTHUR MILLERMUSICTAPE RECORDER Born 1915 in Harlem, New York Epitomizes the mechanization of American society Music has major significance in the play Wrote many pl...

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Hamlet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Hamlet StructureCharacters AIN PLOTHARACTER SKETCHES MC Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central ameDescriptionameDescription NN themes HamletPrince of Denmark, son of Queen Ge...

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Julius Caesar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Julius Caesar StructureThemes AIN PLOTONOR LOYALTYRUTH JUSTICE MHT Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central Brutus believes it is honorable to kill Caesar for loyalty to the ...

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King Lear - Reference Guides

TM permacharts King Lear StructureThemes AIN PLOTEMOLITION OF ORDERED SYSTEMSPPEARANCE VS. REALITY MDA Act IIntroduction Presentation of the setting, main characters, and Without divine, human, and natural laws, nature is ...

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Macbeth - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Macbeth Just the FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescriptionameDescription NN Playwright, actor, and poetMacbethThane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, and even...

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