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Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2019-2020

LIT-180 Mythology (3)

Introduces literary versions of diverse cultural traditions from around the globe as expressed in myth, including but not limited to regions of the Middle East, Africa, India, China, the Americas, and Northern Europe. Considers myth in its literary, social, geographical, political, historical, religious, moral and personal contexts. Examines theories of the evolution and analysis of myth, and applies these theories to diverse traditions, including contemporary ones. Compares unique qualities of individual myths and focuses on the enduring human issues present in most mythologies. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Prereq: ENG-105; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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