This course explores representations of heroes and heroic journeys in Nordic narrative traditions. We will consider stories from myth, epic, folktale, and legend within their historic, geographic, and cultural contexts. This course develops students’ critical thinking and close textual analysis skills, and offers instruction in the development of persuasive, well-structured essays. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Taught in English.
Scandinavian 40W: Heroic Journey in Northern Myth, Legend, and Epic – Writing II
Instructor: Kimberly Ball