How do you write a good Greek myth?
Write Your Own Myth
- Common Characteristics of Myths (include at least 3 in your story – click on the link to see what they are)
- Include at least two different gods or goddesses in your story.
- Make sure you have a clear beginning, middle and end.
- Your story should be 1-2 pages in a Word document – double spaced.
What is an example of a myth book?
Example #1: Romeo and Juliet (By William Shakespeare) During the times of the ancient Greeks, they had a belief that some invisible gods, such as Zeus, had created this world. Due to mythological influences, many literary authors refer to the Greek and Roman myths in order to add meanings to their works.
What should be included in a myth?
How to Write a Myth: Step-by-Step
- Natural Events.
- Key Twist: The divine characters often have a large quest! They must use natural events to achieve their goals.
- Resolution: How will the outcome of the gods’ actions impact us mere mortals?
How should a myth start?
Introduce the setting and main character.
- Set the myth in the distant past, or a distant land. Think of all the stories you know that begin “Once upon a time,” “Far, far away,” or even “A long, long time ago.”
- Describe the kind of hero people expect in myths.
How do I write my own myth?
Write down three main locations, and what life around those places might be like. Start to create your characters. Most myths contain Gods and Goddesses, so try to read around other Gods and Goddesses you are interested in. Use traits or parts of their myths to build your own.
What is myth writing?
A myth is a traditional story without an author that is usually intended to: teach a lesson. explain one of the many mysteries of life. explain a phenomenon of nature. describe the customs, institutions, or religious rites of a people.