Course Description

This course takes a deep look at a big subject. We ask where Fairy Tales come from and we examine the structure of Fairy Tales. We’ll also look at how Fairy Tales are conditioned by oral transmission and inherited story-telling techniques.
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Lecture Notes
Written Assignments with Examples
Stained glass artwork of Little Red Riding Hood carrying a basket with tree branches forming a circular pattern against a purple background.
Little Red Riding Hood, depicted here in her iconic red cape, is one of the classic fairy tales that will be examined in this course. (This image is by artist and designer Jody Curtis who has kindly given permission for it to appear here. License CC BY.)