Snapshot of a Story
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This activity was the first I came across because despite my intentions to improve my weaknesses, I was drawn to the writing section. This assignment challenged me to write a haiku about a myth, legend, or other folktale.
One of my favorite myths actually happens to be the story of Eros and Psyche, and my love for it was rekindled by a book I recently read (East by Edith Pattou) that was heavily inspired by it in terms of plot. The haiku I came up with was from Psyche's point of view after she sees Eros' face. Since he has been hurt by the wax from the candle she used to look at him as he slept, Aphrodite, his mother, becomes enraged and forces her to undergo impossible trials in order to be worthy of him again:
I dropped wax on him
His mom went berserk but still
I will earn him back
My experience writing this was pretty brief but very fun. I'm not a very accomplished poet, so the more rules there are to its structure, the easier I find it. It was quick to write, and in terms of my attempt to improve my digital literacy skills, I think I ended up playing to one of my strengths. Writing the haiku and creating this post for it falls under the "Create and Innovate" category. However, I would also argue that customizing the text as well as adding, editing, and captioning the image falls under "Tools and Technology" section, which could use some improvement.
The Play and the Fall
Fall 2020 in Loglines
What Happens in Rehearsal, Stays in Rehearsal (but remember the walls are thin!)
The Tragic Death of My Work Ethic
Not only should you watch this video because the song is motivating and HYPE, but also for the message it sends in support of all the trials people went through in 2020.
A site that's inspired me during Fall 2020 is Pinterest. It's a pretty basic choice but the amount of time I spent on it qualifies it as a source of "inspiration." I mean, have you seen the variety of things you can search up on there? It's a virtual goldmine.
You want fan art? Pinterest.
Or writing advice? Pinterest!
Memes? P i n t e r e s t
Book recommendations? Pinterest
Suffice it to say that in the few moments I did not have assignments to do, I was surfing the site and creating boards.
And now I'll pass the mic to you! Out of curiosity, has anyone here heard of Starset? What kind of music is more your taste? I'd love to hear what helped you power through the ✨unforgettable experience✨ that was last year. Because it certainly needed some...significant powering through. Also, as you may have been able to tell from my logline I was in one of the plays last semester - anyone spot me? Do we have any other theater enthusiasts among us?
I'm excited to hear from anyone, really. Let me know~