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Title: Tolkiens Mythology:


1
Tolkiens Mythology
  • Adaptation for the Contemporary World

2
Overview
3
Week One and Two
  • Poetry
  • Poetry devices
  • Types of poetry
  • Sestina writing exercise
  • Poetry booklet
  • Interpreting music

4
Week Three
  • Multicultural Fairy Tales
  • Read four versions of Cinderella
  • Discuss how it is perceived differently
  • The Middle Ages
  • Notes history and culture
  • Video The Mother Tongue

5
Week Four
  • Arthurian Legend
  • Discuss basic legend and why Tolkien felt it
    unworthy.
  • Tolkien Biography
  • Timeline
  • Influence of war on writing
  • The Annotated Hobbit
  • The Hobbit in other countries
  • Change in Gollum

6
Week Five-Nine
  • The Silmarillion
  • A brief history of Middle Earth, genealogy
  • Read The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Listen and discuss selections read by Tolkien
  • Discuss themes of time, death, hero, war, fairy
    tale and mythological elements.
  • Watch WETA Workshop

7
Week Ten
  • Film as Literature
  • Film terminology
  • Elements of film
  • Read various criticisms of the film
  • Write paper on adaptation from book to film
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