Read “Eve’s Side of It” (Rider), and the traditional Christian creation story.
In “Eve’s Side of It.” Riding imagines Eve as the main focus, replacing God with Lilith. How does Riding re-imagine Eve as an archetype (a recurrent symbol in literature, art, or mythology)? How does this story offer a different interpretation (as compared to the traditional Christian story of creation)?
Note: For the purpose of this assignment, please consider the Biblical creation story as just that – a story. Your objective is to consider different ideas about how humans came to be, not to engage in the religious aspects of this issue.
Your initial response should be at least 3 paragraphs (5-8 sentences each).
Include at least 2 quotes from “Eve’s Side of It” and 2 quotes from the Bible to support your ideas (4 total).
You must respond to 2 classmates’ posts in a substantive way.This means you should address the ideas within your classmates’ post and comment on those ideas.
Avoid critiquing the writing, grammar, organization and MLA style.
Your response to each classmate should be at least 1 complete paragraph (5-8 sentences).
Be sure to use MLA-style in-text citations for ALL quotes and examples from the text.
DO NOT USE OUTSIDE SOURCES FOR ANY ASSIGNMENT IN THIS CLASS! Your only sources should be the assigned readings; I’m interested in your analysis of the readings ONLY.