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ENG 210 - World Folktales and Literature

Credit Hour(s): 3
This course examines the literary, cultural and social significance of folktales and their influence on fiction, poetry, film, drama, and picture books. Common themes and images in folktales that link different cultures within Appalachia, America and the world are studied. Topics may include animal tales; quest stories; tricksters, rogues, and tall tale heroes; magical, malicious, and monstrous encounters; Beauty and the Beast and other transformations; strong women in fairy tales and literature; and humorous and satiric tales from the Middle Ages to the present. 3 Credit(s).

This course is designated as a sophomore literature course and meets the Literature Liberal Arts Requirement.
If a student takes a second sophomore literature course and earns a “C” or higher in it, the course may be used to fulfill three credits of the Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  with a grade of “C” or higher.



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