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  1. Mythological Terms These terms are important to know in order to succeed in class.

  2. Mythology = A body of traditional tales of a particular people • A. Originally told orally, but later passed on in written form • B. Extends from prehistoric times to today--timeless • C. Found all over the world—universal ______________________________________

  3. Myth • Humanity’s seeking for explanation of the phenomena of nature • A. Imaginative stories before there were known scientific explanations • B. Sometimes used to explain rituals ______________________________________

  4. Legend • Usually TRUE stories that are exaggerated • A. Frequently deal with heroes who may or may not have accomplished great deeds • B. Frequently deal with REAL events—with a twist ______________________________________

  5. Folk Tale or Fairy Tale • Generally totally fiction—to amuse, entertain, or teach a lesson • A. Frequently includes the supernatural • B. Usually deals with common people (folk) _____________________________________