Mf Prelims Q2: What Is Myth? Crash Course Mythology 1

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Mf Prelims Q2: What Is Myth? Crash Course Mythology 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read and analyze: " If the myth you have read is a different form, it means that the story is using only one of the many references for such story."What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Myths are open to many interpretations.

    • B. 

      Myths are very old and exists in different versions.

    • C. 

      Myths don't have nameable authors.

    • D. 

      Myths doesn't have a clear working definition.

  • 2. 
    Read and analyze: " Are myths record of historical facts? Deliberate fictions? Ways of understanding incomprehensible events? Misunderstanding?"What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Myths are very old and exists in different versions.

    • B. 

      Myths don't have nameable authors.

    • C. 

      Myths are open to many interpretations.

    • D. 

      Myths doesn't have a clear working definition.

  • 3. 
    Read and analyze: " We do not know who originated myths, or how, or why."What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Myths are very old and exists in different versions.

    • B. 

      Myths don't have nameable authors.

    • C. 

      Myths are open to many interpretations.

    • D. 

      Myths doesn't have a clear working definition.

  • 4. 
    Read and analyze: " When we use the term MYTH to mean something that is not true, we can come away with the explanation of MYTH as a story that is false and not to be taken seriously but myths have been taken seriously..."What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Myths are very old and exists in different versions.

    • B. 

      Myths don't have nameable authors.

    • C. 

      Myths are open to many interpretations.

    • D. 

      Myths doesn't have a clear working definition.

  • 5. 
    Two primary characteristics of myths:
    • A. 

      Staying power

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Significance

    • D. 

      Character

  • 6. 
    Read and analyze: "Myth is about something important, something about how the world works, how the world gets going, and how things came to be."  This means that myth has its 
    • A. 

      Staying power

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Significance

    • D. 

      Character