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課程名稱 (中文) 西洋文學概論(一)
(英文) Introduction To Western Literature
開課單位 應用外語學系
課程代碼 L2151
授課教師 何有田
學分數 2.0 必/選修 選修 開課年級 大二
先修科目或先備能力:本課程為教學模組或可當自由學分
課程概述與目標: The purpose of this course is to help students get a general understanding of the development of Western literature, especially the origin of Western literature and civilization. In this semester, the course will commence with the perennially asked question: "What is literature?" before dealing with the main focus on Greek and Roman mythology as a significant source of Western literature. Students are required to read assigned readings before class in order to participate in class discussion. They will have to work in pairs signing up for one oral presentation based on the assigned readings.
教科書 Edith Hamilton, Greek Mythology. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2017.
參考教材 Edith Hamilton, Greek Mythology
Lawall, Sarah, et. al. eds. The Norton Anthology of Western Literature. New York: Norton, 2006.
課程大綱 學生學習目標 單元學習活動 學習成效評量 備註
單元主題 內容綱要
1 Orientation What to learn?
How to learn?
Aspirations and expectations
  • 討論
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    2 Definition of literature What Is Literature? 1. What does literature mean?
    2. Why do we need literature?
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  • 閱讀討論
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    3 Why classical mythology Introduction to classical mythology (1-12) An overview of Greek mythology
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    4 Anthropomorphism The Titans and the Twelve Great Olympians (17-31) Greek gods and Allusions
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    5 Mother Earth Demeter (Ceres) (51-62) The significance of Demeter for the human world
  • 心得發表
  • 講授
  • 閱讀討論
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    6 Reason or Passion Dionysus or Bacchus The significance of Dionysus
  • 心得發表
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    7 Hellenic creation of the world How the World and Mankind Were Created? Man and the creation of the world in Greek mythology
  • 心得發表
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  • 閱讀討論
  • 平時考
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    8 Review Review Review
  • 心得發表
  • 講授
  • 平時考
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    9 Midterm Exam Mid-term Exam Mid-term Exam
  • 實作
  • 期中考
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    10 Exam paper discussion How to answer an essay question Writing skills for taking an exam
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  • 其他評量
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    11 Love Stories of Love Mythological interpretations of love
  • 心得發表
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    12 Love and Betray The Quest of the Golden Fleece Representations of elationship in Greek mythology
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    13 Adventure and Heroes Four Great Adventures
    The Heroes of the Trojan War
    Significance of taking an adventure for a hero in Greek mythology
  • 心得發表
  • 講授
  • 閱讀討論
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    14 War The Fall of Troy Brutality and Humanity in War
  • 心得發表
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  • 閱讀討論
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    15 Heroism The Adventure of Odyssues An heroic ordeal
  • 心得發表
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    16 Gender Politics The Adventure of Odysseus The trials for Penelope
  • 心得發表
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  • 其他評量
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    17 Review Review Review
  • 心得發表
  • 講授
  • 閱讀討論
  • 其他評量
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    18 Final Exam Final Exam Final Exam
  • 實作
  • 期末考
  • 學期成績
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    教學要點概述:
    教材編選: □ 自編教材 ■ 教科書作者提供
    評量方法: 期末考:20%   期中考:20%   其他評量:30%   報告:10%   作業:20%  
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