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ARCHETYPES IN LIFE, LITERATURE, AND MYTHApply archetypal patterns to a wide variety of literature


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Twelve lessons challenge advanced placement and honors English literature students to apply what they learn about archetypal patterns to a wide variety of literary forms, from Whitman's "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," Niehardt's Black Elk Speaks, and Faulkner's "The Bear" to the "Disney version" of Pocahontas. Each lesson presents objectives, notes, detailed procedures, additional activities, and thought-provoking reproducible study pages. Lessons cover sign, symbol, and archetype; manifestations of the Mother Goddess; the monomyth; initiation rituals; the archetypal image of flight; the benevolent guide; the sacred marriage; the trickster; and the scapegoat. A page of timed-essay practice questions is also included. Advanced students. Bibliography. Spiralbound. 8½" x 11". Center for Learning. 83 pages. ©1997.

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QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
CFL571-WBCFL 9781560779537 Lessons with reproducible pages $29.95
CFL571E-WBCFL Downloadable version (1 MB) $29.95

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