Carried Away

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Write a poem describing how it would feel to be the person in this picture. What would she experience with each of her senses?
  • Who is she?
  • Where is she going?
  • Where do you think the path of floating islands leads to?
  • Why do you think the birds are not distributed evenly between her two hands?
  • How did the birds get tied to the strings?
  • The dove is an important symbol in Christianity. What does it stand for? What other symbols from Christianity and other religions can you find? What is their meaning?
  • Make your own version of this picture by cutting out doves from white paper and a figure from black paper and sticking them onto grey paper.
  • Use an animation program or app to animate a flying figure.

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