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Table of Contents - American Dreams: Four Major American Myths
HMNTY 203P      American Dreams: Four Major American Myths
This course examines several meanings of four major American myths: the Puritan myth, the myth of the land, the myth of individualism and the myth of the machine. Students will examine works of literature, art, and film in order to comprehend the meaning of myth in their own culture and grasp the way in which cultural artifacts shape and express current values in American life. The course will take special note of the Faust myth's relevance in American culture. Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in Humanities 202P. Offered: Winter.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: KA&S - General