Splash Biography


Major: Comparative Literature - Math

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Past Classes

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A4577: What do Folktales Really Mean? in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16, 2022)
Why is Pinocchio made out of wood? Why do rivers and trees represent life and death in major mythologies? Why can only true love's kiss awaken Sleeping Beauty? As we grow older, we tend to care less and less about the stories we heard as kids, but the truth is that these tales are rich with beautiful metaphors and complex meanings. This course will explain the detailed symbolism and narratives that make us love these simple tales by covering general analysis of folklore, mythology, and religion..