Student Projects: In place of a long term paper
(five to seven typed pages), students are given the option of interpreting
the literature through a visual medium. These visuals must
be of their own creation, relate to the literature we have read this semester,
and be accompanied by a shorter paper (at least three typed pages).
Students have come up with a variety of ways to interpret our stories.
Some have created web pages or put together books and cartoon features.
Others have demonstrated their ingenuity with pottery, jewelry, architectural
renditions, and papermache masks or artifacts. Most popular are paintings
of characters and events. The following are some examples for Classical
Mythology. Accompanying the reproduction of each student's artwork
is a summary of the story or quotations from the student's paper that specify
the connections between the art and the student's interpretation of the