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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

HUMS 222 War and the Hero

Division of Liberal Arts

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

War and the Hero will focus on writers and visual artists who have dealt with war and the figure of the hero. Students will explore the ways in which war narratives reflect the values of a culture and sound major questions about excellence, innocence and guilt, the role and use of superior power and force, the coherence of society and its ethical precepts. Not simply illustrations, the visual arts complicate the narratives and provide their own testimony to the ways in which representatioins of combat influence attitudes toward war.

Prerequisites FYWT*101 or FYWT*112

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: LACR*210, HUMS*223, HUMS*214, HUMS*217, HUMS*227, HUMS*213, HUMS*219, HUMS*222, HUMS*229, REG*228, HUMS*221, HUMS*224, HUMS*225, HUMS*226, HUMS*218, HUMS*220, HUMS*212, HUMS*215, HUMS*216, HUMS*210, HUMS*211