Marymount University

Graduate Catalog 2013-14

HUM 524 Myth, Symbol, and Language

This course is an inquiry into linguistic meaning. Topics may include speech-act theory; naming and reference; the relation of language to thought, truth and objectivity; metaphor; language ideologies; and the role gender plays in the construction of linguistic meaning. This course may also examine structuralist and post-structuralist approaches to myth and language. This course may be taught from a number of humanities disciplines. (3)

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