Using 200 – 250 words, choose one of these writing assignments to complete. Discuss a modern personality whose life more or less fits the pattern of the rise and fall of the hero, as described in the chapter. Describe your favorite myth. What kind of myth is it? How does it serve? Why do you enjoy this myth? What does it teach you?
Using 200-250 words, write your autobiography in mythic terms. Describe your birth, your mission in life, the villains you must outwit, and your magic powers.