Open to Grades 11-12
This elective is part anthropology, part philosophy, and part literature. Students will examine different tropes in myths as well as read scholarly work about myth, ritual, and symbol. The focus will be on Greek and Roman mythology. Texts will include The Odyssey, The Aeneid, and a series of well-known stories like Pandora’s Box, Prometheus, Oedipus, Orpheus and Eurydice, Demeter and Persephone, Narcissus and Echo.
Offered Fall 2023