Original Story Instructions

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Original Story Instructions Due as a hard copy by 1:30 Friday, 19 November. You should submit it in discussion the week of 15 Nov, but you must bring it to my office by 1:30 on Friday. If my office is not open, I'll have a folder with Jean in the Classics office. Take it to her desk, and she'll get it to me. Format 1 - Written Story Length: approx. 4 pages, double-spaced (or 2 single-spaced). Prose, poetry, or both. Content: The story can be about whatever you choose. Think about the various ways that the presentation topics have used myth to create modern stories. Any of those are good. You could write an alternate ending to an ancient myth (the Trojans burn the Trojan horse and win the war), take characters from myth and put them in modern situations (Barack Obama sends Herakles on a 13th labor to kill Osama bin Laden), or use myth to explain the origins of something (why it snows). Whatever content you choose, be aware that you are creating a "myth." Retain the tradition elements of myths, like the traits of heroes, the roles of women, meddling of the gods, etc. **You must
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course 20E 112 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at University of Iowa.

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