Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 — Wednesday, 22 April 2020
位置: Free online short course |
持续时间：1个星期| 功夫: 2-3 hours per week |
成本: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | 学科: Literature |
About this course
On this course, you will look deeper into the enchanting and surprisingly dark themes of several well-known European fairy tales.
What were the authors thinking? What were the cultural and personal concerns that have shaped these stories? What are the readers being asked to believe?
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What topics will you cover?
- Demonstrate close acquaintance with three fairy tales
- Explain the difference of cultural contexts in shaping fairy tales
- Interpret narratives at basic level.
What you'll achieve
Week 1: Reading "Little Red Riding Hood"
Week 2: The Idea of Beauty
Week 3: The Enigma of "Blue Beard"