For this writing assignment, we will be exploring myths and narratives. Myths often communicate the values, lessons, or beliefs of a culture. For example, Narcissus is so self-involved that he falls in love with his own reflection in the water. This leads to his death, because he will not leave himself behind. Lot’s wife, as noted in the text, perishes, because she does not trust and obey. These stories act as corrective tales to guide behavior.