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					American Literature
Mr. Colucci
9/14/10

Native American Literature
Creation Myths Response Questions

Please respond to the following questions in your American Literature notebook
based on “The Good Twin and The Evil Twin” and “Earth Making.” Use specific
examples from the text as much as possible.

   1. List at least three characteristics of Creation Myths in these stories.
   2. Describe at least one literary device used in these stories (personification,
      metaphor, epithet, hyperbole).
   3. Explain the speaker’s purpose and point of view in the stories.
   4. Evaluate the speaker’s views about land, spirituality and the role of human
      kind.




American Literature
Mr. Colucci
9/14/10

Native American Literature
Creation Myths Response Questions

Please respond to the following questions in your American Literature notebook
based on “The Good Twin and The Evil Twin” and “Earth Making.” Use specific
examples from the text as much as possible.

   1. List at least three characteristics of Creation Myths in these stories.
   2. Describe at least one literary device used in these stories (personification,
      metaphor, epithet, hyperbole).
   3. Explain the speaker’s purpose and point of view in the stories.
   4. Evaluate the speaker’s views about land, spirituality and the role of human
      kind.

				
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