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A Snapshot of a Story

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Legends, myth, and folklore:

There thousands of tales and varieties that exist in the world, but sometimes it takes too long to share your favorite one. Take your favorite myth, legend, or folktale, or find a new one, and wrap it up into a haiku. You can either do the myth as a whole, or focus on your favorite interpretation or essence of it. 

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This was my fun activity for the week. In order to create this, I used Snapchat! I like …

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Legends, myth, and folklore:
There thousands of tales and varieties that exist in the world, but sometimes it takes too long to share your favorite one. Take your favorite myth, legend, or folktale, or find a new one, and wrap it up into a haiku. You can either do the …

Glass Heals to the Ball

For this 1 star assignment we were asked to pick our favorite myth, legend, or folktale, and wrap it up into a haiku.

There was a young girl

Who wore glass heals to a ball

Then married the prince

If you haven’t guessed, my Haiku is about Cinderella! I loved …

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The first assignment I completed from the assignment bank was to write a haiku about a folklore, myth, or legend. I used this to relate back to our course theme, spies. In society, there is the legend that spies always hide their identity. For example, James Bond has the codename …

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I used to work at a place called Phonathon, and I would make Haikus for all of the people that worked there, all the moods I had during work, and how hungry I was. I got …

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I decided to write a Haiku on the tale “Puss in Boots” by Charles Perrault. I started by googling popular fairytales and came across the story. I had never read …

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Goblins chased rainbows 

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One of my favorite Tumblrs was the Godzilla Haiku, which I haven’t seen in a long time. So when I saw this assignment, I had to try it. I decided to use the Mothman, a West Virginia legend and the namesake of a movie that creeped me …

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Tutorials So Far

Tutorial: A Snapshot of a Story

This assignment I am doing a tutorial for is called A Snapshot of a Story where you must create a haiku of your favorite myth. The two tough items here are choosing a myth that you can sum up in a small number of syllables and words and counting syllables. …