Mythic Fiction and Contemporary Urban Fantasy
Read Neil Gaiman, Ananzi Boys
Alternate Reading: Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane. or American Gods.
Writing Assignment: How was myth reinvented within the context of the story you read for this week? In what ways were the myth made relevant to the contemporary world? Remember to add a comment on another student's blog.
In Class Movie: Coraline (2009) dir. Henry Selick, .
Required Movie: Lady in the Water (2006) dir. M. Night Shyamalan.