Lecture Notes

LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction ( PDF )
2 Culture, Sign and Symbol ( PDF )
3 Discuss Illness as Metaphor ( PDF )
4 Metaphor and Other Tropes ( PDF )
5 More Tropes ( PDF )
6 Interpreting Metaphor ( PDF )
7 Metaphorical Imperialism ( PDF )
8 Animals ( PDF )
9 Animals and Classification ( PDF )
10 Roosters and Interpretation ( PDF )
11 The Human Body ( PDF )
12 More Bodies ( PDF )
13 Classification and Cosmology ( PDF )
14 Ritual ( PDF )
15 Passage and Persuasion ( PDF )
16 Ritual and Power ( PDF )
17 Magic and Ritual Curing ( PDF )
18 Narrative and Life ( PDF )
19 Narrative and Control ( PDF )
20 Folktale and Form ( PDF )
21 Little Red Riding Hood and the Freudian Wolf ( PDF )
22 Goldilocks Meets Oedipus ( PDF )
23 Hyenas and Demon Brides ( PDF )
24 Jaguars, Vampires, and Starlets ( PDF )
25 Movies on Myth
26 Wrap up