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Unformatted text preview: -Myths as “sacred narratives.” -Explains aspects of natural world. -Gods as personifications. -Worship of Gods. -Statue of Zeus at Olympia o Was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Friday September 9, 2011 Myth, Legend, and Folktale: What the Class Thinks. -Folktale geared more towards children. -Myths, generation to generation. -Legends: Folktales more about specific heroes. -Legends are exaggeration of the truth. -Legends more about humans, myths about Gods. -Legends might show us what to copy. -Myths might show us what not to do. -Myths are less variable than folktales....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course CLASSICS 224 taught by Professor Kitchel during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09