Literature & Language – Basic Challenges

Literature & Language – Basic Challenges

Complete both of these challenges for rewards:

Activity # 1 – Favorite Writers

  1. On the walls of this Library are hung portraits of notable authors. Examine them.
  2. Select three (3) of the authors whom you find interesting.
  3. Create a new Notecard titled “MIE Literary Challenge 1 <your avatar name>”
  4. List the three authors you selected and give brief accounts of your experience with their work, or why you value their contributions to the body of literature.
  5. Spell-check and proof your report, and Save the Notecard.
  6. Drag the Notecard from Inventory into the Notecard Dropbox located outside the MIE Literary and Language station (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Inspiration%20Island/61/15/22).

Activity # 2 – Brain Poem

  1. In this Library, visit the Map room. Locate Brodmann’s Brain on Inspiration Island, and teleport there.
  2. Explore the Brain: read the informational boards at the base of the bridge, and try the pose-stand inside the Brain.
  3. Create a new Notecard, titled “MIE Literary Challenge 2 <your avatar name>”
  4. Compose a brief Ode To Brodmann’s Brain poem which describes your impressions of either the exhibit, or what you now know about brain physiology and function.
  5. Spell-check and proof your poem, and Save the Notecard.
  6. Drag the Notecard from Inventory into the Notecard Dropbox located outside the MIE Literary and Language station (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Inspiration%20Island/61/15/22).

 


ADVANCED LITERARY CHALLENGES: If you would be interested in trying out some advanced challenges created by our resident literary expert Bhelanna Blaze, click on Advanced Challenges. These challenges are completely optional, with no rewards offered as of now, but we believe you will find them to be intriguing.