HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

Pick two creation myths from this list.

  • Amma and Nummo prepare the world
  • Out of the Blue
  • The Creation of Ulligara and Zalgarra
  • Genesis: The Creation Account
  • The Popul Vu
  • The Creation Death and Rebirth of the Universe from Northern Europe

 

Write a minimum of 700 words addressing the following:

  • Identify the creators and briefly describe the worlds.
  • Based on information from Myth and Knowing and the categories of creation describe the style of creation (e.g. secretion, ex nihilo, etc.).  Explain why the style of creation is significant to the culture that created it.
  • Identify elements of the natural life cycle in the creation myth.
  • Compare important features of your two myths.  Explain major similarities and differences between the creators the style of creation and the purposes of these myths in their respective cultures.

 

Important:  Do not simply summarize two myths from the readings.  Read the myths, understand them, and use specific details from them to address the required elements above.

 

Format your citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

Pick two creation myths from this list.

  • Amma and Nummo prepare the world
  • Out of the Blue
  • The Creation of Ulligara and Zalgarra
  • Genesis: The Creation Account
  • The Popul Vu
  • The Creation Death and Rebirth of the Universe from Northern Europe

Write a minimum of 700 words addressing the following:

  • Identify the creators and briefly describe the worlds.
  • Based on information from Myth and Knowing and the categories of creation describe the style of creation (e.g. secretion, ex nihilo, etc.).  Explain why the style of creation is significant to the culture that created it.
  • Identify elements of the natural life cycle in the creation myth.
  • Compare important features of your two myths.  Explain major similarities and differences between the creators the style of creation and the purposes of these myths in their respective cultures.

Important:  Do not simply summarize two myths from the readings.  Read the myths, understand them, and use specific details from them to address the required elements above.

Format your citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures

HUM 105 WEEK 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures