Classics 1 - o Role of the hero (model, bridge between...

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Classics 1/16/08 Mythos = mumbling, utterance, eventually story/narrative Logos = study of, logic, word Mythology = spoken works/stories Myth comes from oral traditions. Once it is written down it dies, because writing it down locks it in place. (like the bible) cannot adapt to current times. Myth explores the human condition. - Who am i? - How do I lead my life? (conduct myself)
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Unformatted text preview: o Role of the hero (model, bridge between humans and gods)-How do I interact with the gods? (what’s my relationship with the god (s)) nature, family, society o Explain creation. . where did the world and cosmos come from? o Fertility of the earth?-Why is there suffering?-What happens after death? MYTH =...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course CLAS 10200 taught by Professor Mazurek,tadeusz during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.

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