Tagged: myth

Bulfinch’s Mythology Tales

Bulfinch’s Mythology Tales

Enjoy these tales from Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable, by Thomas Bulfinch. Cupid and Psyche Pygmalion and Galatea Daedalus and Icarus

On Fairy Stories: An Essay by Tolkien

On Fairy Stories: An Essay by Tolkien

Reading Fairy Stories with J. R. Tolkien In “On Fairy Stories,” J. R. R. Tolkien explores the realm of Faerie, and considers “What are fairy-stories? What is their origin? What is the use of them?”...

Cupid and Psyche myth told by Bulfinch in Age of Fable

Cupid and Psyche myth told by Bulfinch in Age of Fable

Cupid and Psyche As retold by Thomas Bulfinch in Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable A certain king and queen had three daughters. The charms of the two elder were more than common, but...

Texts for Literature and Composition

Texts for Literature and Composition

English II: Literature and Composition What does Literature and Composition cover? Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...