For this assignment you will pick a myth of origin. This can be a myth from one of our readings, or it can be a creation story that hasn’t been assigned. In this assignment you will write an essay analyzing this creation myth using the concepts we have discussed thus far. Be sure to address the following topics in your essay:
Explain the context of the myth, including what culture, region, or belief held this creation story
What kind of creation story it is, and why
What kinds of gender roles are shown in this myth
What this myth tells us about the culture where it came from and what values it holds
You may briefly summarize the creation myth you are studying in your essay, but keep the summary short. The emphasis in this essay should be on analyzing the myth. Remember to support each of the points in your essay with examples and explanation from the myth itself.
Your essay should be 2-3 pages in length (500-750 words). It should be typed, using 12-pt. font, and double-spaced.
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