A Moveable Feast: 11th American Literature/Composition

11th American Literature/Composition Winter 2008

January 9, 2007: Thinking About Myths January 7, 2008

Filed under: Unit 1 — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 7:30 pm
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Virtually all civilizations have produced origin myths to explain natural phenomena.  Today we continue to see explanations for the mysteries of nature, often turning to science and technology for answers.  Why do you think human beings in all times and places seek explanations for events beyond human control?  What do such explanations, scientific or mythical, offer?

Respond in a thoughtful paragraph of 8-10 complete sentences.

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