Image from 1870, "The Fairy Mythology"
DEPTH'S DEADLY THINGS DEPART SECRETLY
adventure won underful
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Speaking of heroes, in SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about saving the day.
notes The hero story is a grave story in both senses of grave as serious and grave as burial mound. The hero's story is the story of the death of the hero as giving life back to people. Since 911 the image of the death of the hero has morphed to encompass images of the "death of the hero myth" signaling a revisioning from within the mythic image itself... The Taking of Persephone In Myth suitable for middle primary; it names the four dark steeds of Hades (Aidoneus). The four are Aeton (Swift As An Eagle) Nonios (Like No Other), Abatos (The Remote One) and Abaster (Away From The Stars or inaccessible) Greek classical sources naming the four black immortal horses (Orph. Argon. 1192, Hymn. 17. 14; Ov. Met. v. 404; Hom. Hymn. in Cer. 19; Claudian, Rapt. Proserp. i. in fin.) Stephanie Pope on "The Stolen Child" more poetry Grandmother Eyes Movie Review: Pan's Labyrinth "The Heroine Low in Soul's High Adventure