One of my favorite things to read is a modern day telling of an old story or myth and persephone by kaitlin bevis did not disappoint me persephone is living in the modern day world with her mother attending school, working, and oh yeah, being stalked by some kind of mystical force. Modern day hades and persephone #textprompt modern day hades and persephone #textprompt discover ideas about story prompts modern day hades and persephone write from persephones perspective as she realizes the crazy family she just walked into and somehow i am all mostly just little bits from every single one to create the trash. Illuminating ancient wisdom for a modern audience, persephone rising offers meaningful and effective strategies to answer the call to heroism in our own lives: to locate and harness the unique potential within each of ourselves, and ultimately to develop our own innate heroic gifts. Kaitlin bevis begins the daughters of zeus series with a modern-day retellings of the persephone myth mary shelley wrote a mythological drama titled proserpine, which was published posthumously algernon charles swinburne published hymn to proserpine and the garden of proserpine in 1866. French author loïc locatelli-kournwsky presents a modern-day retelling of the greek myth of demeter and her daughter persephone in an exciting universe that blends high-fantasy adventure with.
Modern allusions the great seal of north carolina- a seal representing the figures of liberty and plenty, looking at each other liberty is represents as persephone and plenty is represent as demeter holding on three wheat and sitting on the horn of plenty. Gene scheer's brisk libretto updates the story of persephone, ravished by the god of the underworld, into a modern-day abusive marriage in small-town appalachia there are only two characters. Famous persephone poems by famous poets these are examples of famous persephone poems written by well-known modern and classical poets poetrysoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous persephone poems. This story follows persephone / kore the wife of hades and daughter of zeus and demeter one day, when she is out picking flowers, she is kidnapped by hades and abducted down to the underworld in the beginning she hates hades for what he has done to her.
But because persephone was also the queen of the lower world, who ruled over the dead with her husband, hades, hekate's role as a guardian goddess soon became twisted and distorted until she was known as the evil witch goddess who stalked the night, looking for innocent people to bewitch and carry off to the underworld. The myth of hades and persephone is one of the well known greek myths, the myth of hades and persephone is a myth of love and abduction in the greek mythology one day hades, but i was not completely familiar with the story of persephone i wanted the info for a poem that i am writing it is good that persephone learned to love hades. For this particular plot, i am looking to play the female i actually like playing multiple characters anyway, so expect side characters as well (doubling is pretty much always a possibility. Persephone by kaitlin bevis is an awesome modern day mythology book the story line is very interesting and had my attention right from the very beginning persephone aka kora, is a 16 year old high school girl living with her mother and working in the floral shop.
In abandon, pierce, our modern day persephone, dies, but only for a few moments in the time her heart stopped beating, she met dark and mysterious john, the being in charge of bringing people. Modern references blog works cited persephone (the gathering of flowers) is the final track of the dead can dance album within the realm of a dying sun the song's musical narrative traces a path of death and rebirth persephone by kaitlin bevis is a modern day retelling of the myth. Persephone is a sweet, down-to-earth college student who is failing her degree when the meddling goddess of love makes hades fall for persephone, chaos ensues there are awkward encounters, huge misunderstandings, and enough drama to make every other god in existence cringe.
A modern day retelling that reincarnates the persephone myth in a new generation the goddess test series by aimee carter in this series, the persephone myth happened in the past, and now hades is searching for a new bride. Betrayal: a modern day persephone story 189 reads 1 vote 3 part story by chessloveislove ongoing - updated oct 17, 2015 embed story share via google+ share via email read new reading list alex black is an average girl except she has a dark past she can see ghosts because of it she doesn't know why but she knows she's different in many ways. She is on the north carolina state seal, along with persephone who is holding a cornucopia, a symbol of plenty and a good harvest computer is important in the modern world reason been is that it.
Persephone/hades retellings classic connections, one of my favorite units in my book , involves modern young adult authors retelling a classic story in a modern setting or using elements of a classic in a modern tale. The day could very easily shift into pomegranate and vanilla ice cream, but kore couldn't stop herself she felt now like a spoiled six-year-old who couldn't get a solid grip on her temper i haven't ever loved anybody except for my mother. Persephone's initial sojourn in hell continues to be pawed over by scholars who dispute the sensations of the virgin: did she cooperate in her rape, or was she drugged, violated against her will, as happens so often now to modern girls.