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ENG/155 Version 2 1 University of Phoenix Material Cosmic Myth Worksheet Choose two myths from each of the following myth categories: creation, flood, afterlife, and apocalypse. Answer the following questions for all eight myths. Creation Myths Myth 1: Religion or culture of origin: Norse Myth 2: Religion or culture of origin: Who created the world? o Myth 1: Ymir o Who were the main characters involved? What was the process? o Myth 1: Between them stretched the yawning emptiness of Ginnungagap, and into it poured sparks and smoke from the south and layers of rime-ice and glacial rivers from the north. As heat and cold met in Ginnungagap, a living J tunn, ǫ Ymir, appeared in the melting ice. From his left armpit, the first man and woman were born. From his legs, the frost jötnar were born. Ymir fed on the milk of the cow Auðhumla o Myth 2: What was the motivation to create the world? o Myth 1: nothing o Myth 2 How did humankind come into being? o Myth 1: As heat and cold met in Ginnungagap, a living J tunn, ǫ Ymir, appeared in the melting ice. From his left armpit, the first man and woman were born o Myth 2: Did the original creator maintain involvement in the newly created world? o
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course BUSINESS 317 taught by Professor Jackhandy during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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