6.3.2 Study - A narrative about how the world began The major technological cultural and economic changes in the late 1700s and early 1800s in

6.3.2 Study - A narrative about how the world began...

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creation myth A narrative about how the world began. Industrial Revolution The major technological, cultural, and economic changes in the late 1700s and early 1800s in which the economy evolved from manual labor to large- scale manufacturing and mechanization. 1. How can stories reveal the fears and worries of a particular culture? For example, by looking at stories of epic heroes, we see a preoccupation with fate and the gods. In a story like The Iliad, the concerns of humans are played out amongst gods and other otherworldly beings. Stories can also be used to warn the audience of a possible danger. Writers imagine future possibilities, including the potential consequences of a real situation or behavior. For example, the book Brave New World depicts a world in which technology and the search for comfort and pleasure replace individuality. 2. What are creation myths, and what is one reason why they are important to study?

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