Tag: civilization

  • Extinct Civilizations

    Write a story┬áin which your protagonist has discovered that s/he is a rare descendent of an extinct civilization – East or West. Ancient Egyptian The Inca The Maurya The Toltec The Mayans The Phoenicians The Babylonians The Sumerian The Aztec The Minoans Extra ideas for consideration: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genealogical_DNA_test http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_genealogy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA_profiling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropology

  • “Snivelization”

    Herman Melville referred to civilization as “snivelization.” What do you think he meant? Look up the word “snivel,” digest all of its meanings and then write an essay agreeing or disagreeing with the author of Moby Dick.