Because there was so much death during this time people reacted in two ways

Because there was so much death during this time

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depict a story of how people survived or died through the black plague. Because there was so much death during this time, people reacted in two ways, through hyper religiousness or through rejecting prudence, social constraints, and morals to celebrating life in the moment to having a greater respect for the significance of human life and endeavor (McKay et al., 2017). Learning to live life after death, or also known as the hereafter, inspired behaviors such as momento mori, which is an artistic reminder of mortality to spur good faith and works. Others would whip themselves to serve as penance for their sins, this served as pain for forgiveness. The word was spread through traveling Monks, the monks were telling how the plague served as a similar story told in The Book of Revelation that the plague foretold the world’s end. Monsters were depicted through art to show the fears and anxieties the plague created. While monsters today seem childlike and make belief, they originated in the Western culture during the time era as an image of the black plague. Because it was a disease that was contracted
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UNIT VII ESSAY 3 very easily, but its bacteria was invisible, no one knew where it lurked or if they would come in contact with it. Although the thought, or image of monsters can change over time, from good or bad, for many centuries because of the black plague, monsters were view as evil, demonic and strange. By the middle ages, the term monster, first used due to its Latin meaning of “to
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