The Pearl of Myth – comic and video

This video came, fully-formed, into my head, during the recent (and disturbing) social media discourse about Odysseus, as both a real person and a fine example for all young men to emulate? Um…)

This idea, of comparing myth and history to a pearl and the bit of simple grit that it forms from, is something I came up with one lesson when I was again asked the question, “Miss, what’s the difference between history and myth?” Of course, in Homeric fashion, I used a simile…

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