discussion 2504 – writinghub.net

discussion 2504 – writinghub.net

Option 1: Read What Makes an Urban Legend? (Links to an external site.) and address the following:

  • In what ways have urban legends adapted over time, both in terms of the content of urban legends and the way in which the spread over time?
  • What urban legends, folklore, or scary supernatural tales do you remember hearing about as a child?
  • What kinds of urban legends have you encountered as an adult?
  • How many counterintuitive elements exist in the urban legends and other tales that you have encountered?
  • What strong emotions are evoked by these tales?
  • Are there elements to these stories that deal with death and survival or both?
  • What do you think urban legends will look like in the future?

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