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Prathyusha Yanigandla Response Paper #3 Urban Myths Mythology is generally deemed to be considered as things or stories created by people to help recognize and explain the natural ways of life and its order. Although mythology is considered to be something of the ancient past, they still exist. Although we may have come a long way in our knowledge of the world and all that science accounts for it, there are still certain things distinct to certain people that don’t really have any explanation but that of their own, ones in which are created by the individual and believed by themselves or a group of others who typically share the same beliefs. Human nature to tie things together along with the natural sense of restlessness in wanting knowledge in everything and threatened by the idea of the unknown, they create these stories that are eventually passed down and are embedded into the minds of many, as the truth. This is where urban myths come along. An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend, is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories usually believed by their tellers to be true. “As with all folklore and mythology, the designation suggests nothing about the story's truth or
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course EN 122 taught by Professor Rachaelwilson during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery CC.

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