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the eternal power of fairy tales:






10 BEST KNIGHTS IN LITERATURE
UBER STOCK CHARACTERS/ARCHETYPES: Cymbeline, Will Shakespeare

The REAL history of Cinderella


PERIODIC TABLE of archetypes! 10 of the best heavens in literature really good myth blog

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Armour and art
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LIST OF FEMME FATALE/BAD GIRLS. ENJOY.


and more:

__http://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/may/16/literary-femme-fatales__

__http://literary-exploration.com/2014/04/22/top-ten-tuesday-great-femme-fatales/__


STACEY CAVE SEARCH
COMPREHENSIVE SITE ABOUT SCOTTISH FOLKLORE: check out the pages on the left


SMH LIBRARY RESEARCH TIPS:

link to the REAL healigan myth and epic page:
http://healigan1011.wikispaces.com/MYTH+%26+EPIC


Archetypes in Literature
Myths and Archetypes: cool PBS page
http://www.librarything.com/subject/Dreams+in+literature

Symbol and archetype in literature
Encyclopedia Mythica: good ntro site on all gods, all myths, all cultures

DIVINE PARADOX
wikipedia list of monomyths
http://home.comcast.net/~chris.s/myth.html
BOOKDRUM--great book reviews and annotations


EDITED LIST OF CHARACTERS, PLACES, EVENTS YOU MGHT USE:

CHARACTERS: hero mother ( earth, step, god) outcast or outlaw
teacher/mentor the innocent underdog magician star crossed lovers trickster temptress (femme fatale) shrew
scapegoat redeemer (sacrificial) giant
evil--devil serpent demon
father magician (sorcerer, wizard) brother
wise leader

SETTINGS: garden forest treecave/tunnel mountain river sea fountain Lake
island under-world water moon
sun fire

ACTION/EVENT/PLOT: journey: epic, warrior journey to help people. search for knowledge
quest: identity, vengeance, tragic (penance, self-denial)
rid land of danger (hero), grail (perfection)
search for love, rescue damsel in distress
rite of initiation, coming of age
mother/father/child conflict
sleep--death, dreams
fool’s errand (quixotic)

PASSAGES: trial/ordeal, birth/rebirth/death, the fall (loss of innocence), global destruction: apocalypse (oblivion, absurdity, end of world)


ROBIN HOOD LINKS:
http://www.boldoutlaw.com
http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/rh/rhaumenu.htm
http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/guy.htm
http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/monk.htm


A Little Gest of Robin Hood:http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/tea
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specifically SCOTTISH myths and archetypes
Healigan's Diigo list on archetypes
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Archetype
mythological objects
Healigan's Diigo list on King Arthur, The Matter of Britain

be a better reader with archetypes:
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http://www.glastonberrygrove.net/reference/history/glstnbry/legends.html
water symbolism


Sisyphus today Camus' version of Sisyphus
good comprehensive site
access world myths from this map

__http://www.amazon.com/gp/cart/view-upsell.html?ie=UTF8&HUCT=1&newItems=U1MDEIQSMOU7A%2C1__


The Golden Apples from the Aeneid
JUST FOR TROY FANS
http://www.windows2universe.org/mythology/worldmap_new.html
Artcyclopedia: great link for mythological art

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Aurora Borealis timelapse HD - Tromsø 2010 from Tor Even Mathisen on Vimeo.

WHAT IS MYTH?
http://bama.ua.edu/~ksummers/cl222/



Would this (see nerdfighter superhero video below) ever apply to our hero monomyths? Superheroes as maybe a modern version of gods and goddesses, mythic heroes?
















epic conventions and devices defined
Arthurian teaching materials
Quick guide to archetypes


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List of cultures for research
GREAT GENERAL RESOURCE FOR MYTHOLOGY PROJECTS
http://cybraryman.com/myths.html
Tree Mythology
AWESOME LIST OF MYTHOLOGY links, compiled for AMERICAN GODS

NEW AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY???

http://www.mythinglinks.org/ct~creation.html

Pyramus and Thisbe video
Orpheus and Eurydice



LINKS TO GET YOU STARTED ON THE MYTHOLOGY PROJECT

Viking Mummies in China! 1/10/10
http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/humanities/mythology__legends/norse_myth.html