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FYSP 189 - Tragedy, Comedy, and the Meaning of Life


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4HU, WRi

What does it mean to be a creature who knows it must die? Why do we learn by living someone else’s life as a holiday from our own? Intensive study, mixing literary analysis with performance, of representative tragic and comic plays from Classical antiquity and later realizations in Shakespeare’s plays and modern films, with the aim of exploring issues relating to the meaning of life. Enrollment Limit: 14.
Instructor: T. Van Nortwick



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