Archetypes Your guide to the patterns in literature. Definition of Archetype Archetype is a Greek word meaning “original pattern, or model.”
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Your guide to the patterns in literature.
On your own, find another story explaining how the earth was created. You may use the Web or go to the library to find this story.
After you have read some of these stories and myths about the origins of the earth, create your own myth about something that you have always wondered about.
The Making of The Earth
The ages of Man: http://homepage.mac.com/cparada/GML/AgesOfMan.html#silver
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Read these myths. What is the lesson being taught here? How do these different gods go about teaching their individual lessons? Do you think these gods were successful? What do you think humans learned?