clas280 creative project analysis

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Natalie Del Favero November 22, 2010 Classics 280 Professor Collins Creative Project Analysis: Judgment of the Goddesses In place of the second term paper I chose to create a children’s book based on Lucian’s Judgment of the Goddesses . I was interested in making a children’s book as a gift to Professor Collins in honor of his newborn daughter and for my own personal interest in education. I think it is very important to educate children on classical material in order to develop creativity and imagination. I chose Lucian’s Judgment of the Goddesses because it closely resembles a fairytale story structure and is not too complicated for young children to comprehend. Choosing a classical myth to work with was somewhat of a struggle, considering that most classical pieces indulge in
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Unformatted text preview: adulterous acts, violence or inappropriate behavior. Even in the Judgment of the Goddesses , I found I had to leave out a few details dealing with sex appeal in order to maintain a kid-friendly story. Once I had decided on Lucian’s Judgment of the Goddesses , I proceeded to translate the verbose text into very basic English for the young reader. I made a diagram of the plot of the story and chose the main points to use as the root of my book. I used the online company Storyjump to have the final book bound and put to illustration. I included a small amount of symbology on the pages to associate to the particular God or Goddess being presented. I really enjoyed this project and hope it is concise enough for a perfect bedtime story....
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