Monthly Archives: March 2012

Blog Post 8: “rags to riches through magic and marriage”

In class this week, we read the “Cinderella” tales, which largely contrasted with the Disney version- no surprise there. These tales all feature a similar narrative arc, one that Ruth Bottigheimer describes as “rags to riches through magic and marriage.”  … Continue reading

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Blog Post 7: Storytelling in ASL

In class on Thursday, Dr. Mark Rust from the Department of Deaf Education spoke about storytelling in American Sign Language (ASL). It was fascinating.  Basically everything in this blog post is new information courtesy of this lecture.  I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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A response to Jason

This week, we were asked to write a response to the blog of the person who sits to the left of us in class.  Jason, this is what I have to say: I enjoyed reading your blog, mostly because of … Continue reading

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Blog Post 6: Symbols of Snow White in “Sonne”

The music video for Rammstein’s “Sonne” is rife with symbols from multiple versions of the fairy tale, Snow White. The first thing that really stood out to me is that the Snow White character in this video is dressed like … Continue reading

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