Sunday, September 6, 2015

Week 3 - September 7-11: Hänsel & Gretel – The Child as a Hero

Tuesday: Read:  The Complete Fairy Tales, "Hansel and Gretel," pp. 43-49,  "The Juniper Tree," pp. 148-157 and Lüthi: Chapter 4: The Uses of Fairy Tales, pp. 59-70

Wednesday: Global Experinece & Diversity Exploration - Leidy RoomWednesday: Evening Film: “Hansel and Gretel” with Cloris Leachman. MGM 1987

Thursday: The Meaning of Hansel and Gretel
Report 3:
J. Zipes, “The Rationalization of Abandonment and Abuse in Fairy Tales: The Case of Hansel & Gretel.” On Blackboard under Course Documents
Report 4: Bruno Bettelheim, "Hansel and Gretel,” In: The Uses of Enchantment, pp. 159-166. On reserve in Hoover Library
Blog Entry 3: Compare the original Grimm tale with the MGM version. What is different in the film? What is similar? Why did the movie directors make these changes? Blog is due by Sunday, September 13.

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