Cosmic creation myths across cultures due 5/1

  Select at least two creation myths from two different cultures. For ideas, refer to this week’s readings and the myths section of the Big Myths website for animated presentations of many creation myths. Greek Creation & The Old Testament

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Write a 600- to 875-word paper about the selected creation myths that answers two of the following questions: Intro&Conclusion REQUIRED!

  • Which world or worlds, such as      sky, earth, and underworld, are represented in the myths you chose? What      are the elements of these worlds?
  • Describe the creators. Are the      creators male or female, and of what significance is gender? Describe what      they created, including the steps or cycles of creation. Also, include      descriptions of any destroyers or destruction, if applicable.
  • Why is there such a focus on cosmic      occurrences or natural phenomena like stars, moons, floods, rain, etc.?
  • Compare the creators,      creations, the steps or cycle of creation, and the cosmic elements of the      two myths. What are the similarities and differences?
  • Why do you think cosmic or creation      myths are important to a culture? How do they shape a culture’s view of      the world?

Format your citations and references according to the appropriate course level APA guidelines NO PLAGIARISM!