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7 edition of Caribbean mythology and modern life found in the catalog.

Caribbean mythology and modern life

5 plays for young people

by Paloma Mohamed

  • 46 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Majority Press in Dover, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology -- Juvenile drama.,
    • Mythology -- Drama.,
    • Caribbean Area -- Juvenile drama.,
    • Caribbean Area -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementwritten by Paloma Mohamed ; illustrations by Barrington Braithwaithe ; introduction by Al Creighton.
      GenreJuvenile drama., Drama.
      SeriesWisdom for children series ;, no. 2, Majority Press wisdom for children series ;, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9320.9.M64 C37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3680875M
      ISBN 100912469420
      LC Control Number2003025275

        Allusions to Greek Mythology are all over the place in the modern world. Names, brands, logos, symbols and words are very powerful, even more so when they're associated in some way with the Greek Gods and Goddesses, and Greek Mythology in general. There are literary thousands of allusions based on Greek myth and legend out there. Here are a number . Variations: Ahune, Ahunum, Hahanc, Hahane, Hahune, Hahanie, Channa, Cestreus, Fastaroz, Mullet, Swam-fisk, Swamfisck, Swamfysck, Svvamfysck The long journey of the Ahuna begins in Aristotle, where the cestreus (mullet) is described as the most greedy of all fish, with a frequently distended abdomen.

      Contents Books About: Greek Mythology is an enormous field of study and a brief guide is a daunting task for any writer. The myths have a way of entwining one with another, and it is difficult to present a coherent story line without feeling one has omitted the best part of the story. The term Arawak originally was applied by Europeans specifically to the South American group who self-identified as Arawak, Arhuaco or Arawak language is the name of the overall Arawakan language an speakers in the Caribbean were also historically known as the Taíno, a term meaning " Spanish assumed some islanders used .

        -Modern Mythology: The Hero's Journey -A Small Favor: Welcome to Earth World -A Small Favor: The Ruins of Enkidu IV -Is'nana the Were-Spider Volume 1 -Is'nana the Were-Spider Volume 2 -Is'nana the Were-Spider One-Shot -Angela Oddling "King Arthur" print -Cammry Lapka set of 3 prints -"Kronos Book Club" seal of approval sticker. 10 creatures of folklore Recently, folkloric characters from all over the world have come to this writers attention and have gotten him thinking of if there were any interesting stories from his own country in the Caribbean, what was found on the internet wasn’t much more than an acknowledgment that such creatures actually existed.


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Mohamed, Paloma, Reconsidering the Caribbean as an origin-point of the modern global system means more than an understanding of the Caribbean’s role in the world.

It means understanding the world’s role in the Caribbean, the constant back and forth movement of people, ideas, and things, and the intricate interplay of forces at work in shaping economies.

Folklore is central to Caribbean culture. It draws upon the oral traditions and experiences of the Caribbean people and colors their daily life and creative endeavors.

At a time when the Caribbean is gaining increasing importance to the curriculum, this book provides a concise but thorough overview of the folklore of that region.

Paloma Mohamed is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Paloma Mohamed include A Man Called Garvey: The Life and Times of the Great Leader Marcus Garvey (The Majority Press Inc., Wisdom for Children Series, No. 1) and Caribbean Mythology and Modern Life: 5 Plays for Young People (Majority Press Inc., Wisdom for Children Series, No.

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