Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
705002782012MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATUREElective242
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to make students grasp the contemporary and universal reflections of mythology and how it works specifically in literary texts and various media.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Funda Civelekoglu
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to grasp the dynamics of mythology.
2To be able to figure out the mythological figures and motifs in literary texts.
3To be able to understand how mythology serves for a thorough interpretation of texts.
4To be able to perceive literature as a counter discourse within the history of culture.
5To be able to approach and analyse media with a literary point of view.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
The students who have taken Mythology can attend this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The motivation behind the formation of myths. Mythological motifs in texts.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction.
2Types of myths.
3Nature - culture dichotomy.Dicsussion.
4Various mythological motifs within the frame of nature-culture dichotomy.Discussion.
5Film session.
6Interpretation of the film.Discussion.
7Literature.Discussion.
8Midterm exam.
9Literature.Discussion.
10Film session.
11Interpretation of the film.Discussion.
12Literature.Discussion.
13Film session.
14Interpretation of the film.Discussion.
15Wrap-up.
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Camille Paglia: Cinsel Kimlikler.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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