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[CLASSIC 30] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (30 pages long!)


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLASSIC 30
Professor
Fletcher K.F.
Study Guide
Final

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UCLA
CLASSIC 30
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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LA#and#water:#this#allowed#for#an#expansion#of#the#
city,#took#water#from#some#other#places#
§
200#miles#away#(some#valley)#
§
Appropriation#of#water#wtf#man#
§
Theft,#water,#power,#real#estate#swindle,#capitalism,#
birth#of#a#city#
§
Uses#sacred#language#to#convince#people#//#
something#about#doing#it#for#the#children#
§
"Sacred#river"#//#one#story#explains#LA's#origins,#a#lot#
of#paradox#
§
November#5,#1931#LA#aqua#duct#is#opened#
LA#Myths
A#purely#fiction#narrative#
Myth#is#true#for#those#who#use#it
Traditional#tales#
Myth#vs.#legend#vs.#folktale#
§
Myth#is#what#use#to#be#"true"#but#is#not#the#world#
like#today#
§
Verbal#prose#narratives#which,#in#the#society#in#which#they#
are#told,#are#considered#to#be#truthful#accounts#of#what#
happened#in#the#remote#past
Greeks#didn't#have#words#for#folktale#and#legend#
Every#society#has#a#different#concept#of#truth#
"A#Greek#myth#is#a#variation#of#the#same#story#(depending#
Myth#Definition
Myth%Definition
Monday,#March#28,#2016
6:59#AM
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Societies#change#as#do#values,#so#myths#become#
retold
§
Stability#through#change#
§
"A#Greek#myth#is#a#variation#of#the#same#story#(depending#
on#if#it#was#oral,#written,#painted,#etc.).#The#story#concerns#
the#divine#or#the#supernatural#or#the#heroic#or#
paradigmatic#humans#living#in#a#time#undefinable#by#
human#chronology.#Each#retelling#or#application#produces#
a#new#variant,#which#stands#in#some#degree#of#
antagonistic#relation#to#other#variants#or#other#myths#and#
thus#takes#its#place#in#a#system#constituted#by#the#
proliferation#of#such#relations"#
Like#the#words#logos#or#epos#
Mythoi#as#a#subcategory#of#logoi
Mythos#=#word#or#story#
§
Herodotus#"implausible#story"#5BCE#//#had#a#lot#of#
gods#+#oracles#involved#
§
Calls#out#Herodotus,#mythoeides#
His#stories#are#"fabulous"#
Myths#are#seen#as#false#
Thucydides#opposes#his#empirical#history#to#the#
fabulous#5BCE
§
No#longer#two#words#for#"story"#
Some#people#think#Plato#invented#the#category#
of#myth,#he#determined#what#was#"false"#
He#still#gave#his#own#myths,#said#his#were#better#
Plato:#mythos#was#false#and#logos#was#true#and#
reasoned#4BCE
§
"I#don't#believe#your#myth"#//#it#used#to#be#critiqued#
§
Greeks#thought#the#mythical#time#was#before#the#human#
time,#and#the#hero#time#between#the#two#(Hector#could#
lift#huge#rocks,#etc.)
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