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Fantastic Tales


Fantastic Tales (EN1021)

Susan Austin, Instructor

Peer Gynt
by Nicholas Roerich (Wikimedia Commons)

Sample Topics

When choosing a topic, it can be helpful to know which topics have proven successful in terms of the amount and quality of information available. Here are sample topics from previous semesters:

  • Disney adaptations of fairy tales or 1 specific film
  • The Grimm brothers, Perrault, or others who have recorded or written fairy tales (Our text includes original stories by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde, for example.)
  • Explore the historic and cultural trends that led to these tales being recorded after so many years of remaining in the oral tradition
  • Sigmund Freud’s interpretations of fairy tales (or Carl Jung’s, or both)
  • Witches, ogres, and or giants
  • Wolves
  • Film maker Terry Gilliam or Tim Burton
  • Famines
  • Cannibalism
  • Fairy Tale Illustrators (e.g. Arthur Rackham)

Which Dewey Decimal Category Are You?

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Subject Guide

Kathy Burris