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Sissy Fuss

You know who Sisyphus is, right? He’s the guy who has to push a boulder to the top of a hill, only to have it roll right back down again once he reaches the top. Why is he subject to … Continue reading

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Mayhem in the Mythosphere

The Game, by Diana Wynne Jones – Another story from Jones dealing with mythology, this time focusing largely on the Greco-Roman, but bringing in other cultures as well. A girl named Hayley learns from her grandfather about the mythosphere, a … Continue reading

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