Unformatted text preview: secrets of life, etc. 4. Hero obtains redemption/salvation, healing/renewal, spiritual rebirth, world and cosmic balance is restored 5. Often re-enacted for initiation, rites of passage to adulthood 6. Contains symbols, recognizable motifs, achetypes 7. Sub-text 8. Often continue or assimilate older myths...
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- Fall '08
- Metaphor, Greek loanwords, traditions, Humanistic Traditions Notes, originally oral tradition