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Josée Masse, Marilyn Singer

Echo Echo: Reverso Poems about Greek Myths

Echo Echo is an anthology of fourteen palindromic poems retelling the standard heroic and moral tales from the corpus of myth, including Pandora’s Box, Midas and the Golden Touch, Daedalus and Icarus, Theseus and the Minotaur, Perseus and Medusa, Bellerophon and Pegasus, Demeter and Persephone, Orpheus and Eurydice, Arachne, and Atalanta, alongside less regularly retold stories drawn from Ovid, including Pygmalion and Galatea, and Echo and Narcissus. The first poem in the collection, entit(...)

literary

YEAR: 2015

COUNTRY: United States of America


Margot Apple , Patrick Skene Catling

The Chocolate Touch

John Midas loves candy, especially chocolate. Concerned about his unhealthy diet, his parents take him to the doctor, who prescribes nutritional supplements, but John continues to crave sweets. When he finds a strange coin – emblazoned with the initials J.M. - lying on the pavement, he wastes no time in exchanging it for a box of chocolates from a mysterious sweet shop that John has never seen before. When John gets home, he is disappointed to find that the large and lavish box contains on(...)

literary

YEAR: 1952

COUNTRY: United States of America


Walt Disney

The Golden Touch

The Golden Touch is a retelling of the myth about Midas, the king of Phrygia. We meet the main character in a medieval settling, while he is singing and counting his money. He has no one for company except for a cat, who is also enjoying the sight of gold. Above the entrance to the chamber there is a sign saying: “In Gold I Trust” - a variation of “In God We Trust,” the sentence placed on every dollar bill, as it is the main motto of the United States of America. It (...)

audiovisual

YEAR: 1935

COUNTRY: United States of America