Myth in its roots is a tool used for teaching how form can to be. It takes the observer to a time of a setting more than likely of the past to contrast with the present. Examples are Zeus and Odin, Athena and Freja, and Thor and Ares were told as existing as before in history even when they were thought to be of existence. They were myths created to teach and explain human qualities or how form with life came to be. The mythical creatures are a result of human characteristics, qualities, and behaviors and why the world as a known at a point of history came to be.
Most mythical creatures are rooted in things we understand. In other words, it has a head, feet, torso, eyes, mouth, etc. In a lot of the early days they were exaggerations of existing animals. Whales and squid were only seen in snippets, prompting wild tales of sea monsters. And artists, who never saw what the sailors saw, drew up truly amazing animals of the imagination.
by Jason Marovich6 years ago
Out of the following mythical creatures, which do you like best, and why?Pixie, Elf, Dwarf, Dragon, Sorceress, Dryad, DjinniPlease choose one and describe at least one of its characteristics that you find appealing.
by MountainManJake4 years ago
What is your favorite mythical creature?
by marcus13054 years ago
what kind of mythical creatures do you think exist?i believe in fairies,werewolves,mermaids,dragons,big foot,and maybe even vampires.
by Allen Williams6 years ago
Do you believe in mythical creatures such as Big Foot or the Lockness Monster?
by ngureco5 years ago
What Are Mythical Creatures?And what are the most popular mythical creatures?
by christianajohan5 years ago
In England, we know about vampires and draculas. In China and Korea, they have different forms of zombies. In Philippines, we have while lady (ghost lady floating in midair), monster with half bat half woman with waist...
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