HUM 105 Entire Course

HUM 105 Entire Course

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HUM/105

WORLD MYTHOLOGY

 

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HUM 105 Week 1 Foundations of Mythology
 

Write a 600- to 875-word paper, in which you answer the following questions:

 

 

 

How is the word myth used popularly? For example, what does the statement, “It’s a myth” mean? In contrast, how is the word myth used in the academic context? After considering the definition in your textbooks and course materials, write a definition in your own words.
 

 

What are the most common mythological themes across different cultures? Why do myths from different cultures around the world address such similar or universal themes? Do we see these same themes in today’s myths? Think about how myths explain the unknown and the tribulations of mankind.
 

 

Format your citations and references according to the appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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HUM 105 Week 2 Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures
 

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.

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

 

 

 

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.

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HUM 105 Week 3 Divine Roles Across Cultures Matrix
 

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Divine Roles Across Cultures.

Format your citations and references according to the appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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HUM 105 Week 4 Contemporary Hero’s Quest Presentation
 

Create a 10- to 16-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes about a contemporary hero or heroine’s quest. Refer to the University of Phoenix Material: Help With Microsoft® PowerPoint® Assignments for additional help.

Pick a contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is inspired by a mythological epic or journey of a hero’s quest. Briefly describe the plight of the main character-the feat(s) he or she must execute for the benefit of society in the face of challenges.

Identify the villain and describe his or her characteristics and role in the hero’s quest.

Identify other archetypes within the story. Briefly describe these roles in the hero’s quest.

Identify in detail each of the steps the hero takes in the quest: initiation, separation, transformation, and return.

Research the mythological and cultural origins of the story. Explain parallels between the myth(s) and the contemporary story it inspired.

Analyze any mythological symbolism, metaphors, and attributes pertinent to the story. What real life elements might these items represent?

Explain the conflicts between personal desires and community responsibility represented in the myth and the contemporary story. Relate these to the conflicts and choices with which ordinary humans struggle. Explain why these human conflicts retain relevance through the ages.

Format your citations and references according to the appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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HUM 105 Week 5 Sacred Destination
 

Prepare a presentation about a sacred place in mythology, for example, the Oracle at Delphi or the Mahabodhi Temple. This place may or may not currently exist. Imagine this presentation as being like a travel guide book, letting someone from outside of the culture know what he or she should expect to find if he or she were to actually visit the mythical place.

Create a 10- to 14-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes. The use of images is encouraged.

Include the following:

 

 

 

The mythological origins, history, and functions of the place
 

 

Any sacred objects and attributes associated with the deities and mythological origins of this place, for example, Apollo’s snake and lyre, or Buddha’s bodhi tree. Discuss the symbolism of these objects as used by contemporary people and cultures.
 

 

A comparison of this place to those that serve similar functions in other cultures, for example, mountain tops, temples, burial sites or memorials, and so on
 

 

The relevance of this place and these objects in contemporary culture,  What significance do these places or things hold in the minds and emotions of the people? How do these places or things connect to mythological stories from that culture? What is the role of place and the associated objects?
 

 

The most important facts to know about the surrounding culture, and etiquette and dress to follow when visiting to this place. Most importantly, what do these details tell us about the culture that gave rise to the myth?
 

 

Format your images, citations, and references according to the appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
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