From Hercules to Harry Potter: Mythology in Film – What is Mythology? is an amalgam of resources used to introduce the genre of mythology to middle and high school students. This presentation is the first of three units, which includes the following topics:
*What is Mythology?: A global definition of mythology.
*The Continuum of Fäerie: Introduces Fäerie as a supergenre and mythology’s role within the continuum.
*The Truth of Myth: How myth evolved from a statement of events to our modern understanding of the word, and how to find the truth in myth.
*The Cauldron of Story: The idea that every story ever told has been told repeatedly throughout the ages.
*The Three Faces of Myth: The roles of the supernatural, nature, and man’s influence on mythology.
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