Thursday, November 5, 2015

Week 11 – November 2-5: Villains: Bluebeard & Robber Bridegroom

Tuesday: Read: The Complete Fairy Tales, "The Robber Bridegroom," pp. 135-137, "Fitcher's Bird," pp. 146-148, and Charles Perrault “Bluebeard” - On Blackboard under Course Documents.

Wednesday: Preparation for Service Learning Projects
 Wednesday: Optional: Evening Film: “Barbe Bleue,” (2009, 80 min)

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tales
Report 15: Maria Tatar: “The Attractions of “Bluebeard”: The Origins and Fortunes of a Folktale,” in: Secrets beyond the Door, pp. 11-66 (many pictures). On Blackboard under Course Documents.
Blog Entry 9: Reflect about the three versions of the story of “Bluebeard”. How are these tales similar or different? What is unique about them? Which one did (didn’t) you like the most? Why/ Why not?  Blog is due by Sunday, November 8.
Paper #2 is due by Tuesday November 10th.
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