You'll want to read the info on the Ariadne's Thread document, under Fairy Category: WTF Journal, before getting started with these. These prompts are open to interpretation. Remix them as you see fit. There are no right/wrong answers. The point is to grapple and think and feel and daydream and reflect and explore. If you start addressing one of these prompts and soon realize you're talking about something else entirely, that's fine.
#1: What is world literature? When did it begin? How about the human imagination--what's that? Where did it come from? When did it begin?