Research Papers on Mythology

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Research Papers on Mythology

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  • Eastern and Western Mythology and Women

    6 pages in length. The treatment of women in Indian mythology compared with that of Greek and Roman mythology proves to be not all that different from one another. Women, in general mythological terms, are primarily in existence to act as man's servant, both menially and sexually. To go so far as to say their treatment is barbaric, particularly in Greek and Roman mythology, would not be making an extreme statement. Indian mythology, on the other hand, utilizes the poor treatment of women in a slightly more domestic manner without the severity of physical harm so prevalent in Western mythology. The writer compares the treatment of women as it relates to Eastern and Western mythology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Timai, Aphrodite and Demeter's Homeric Hymns

    A 5 page assertion that these Homeric Hymns are exemplary of one particular stage in the evolution of the way the world viewed gods, religions, and mythologies. Contends that not only do these hymns provide a primary source of information about Greek religion and belief, their primary purpose is to explain how timai (power) was obtained by the Olympians. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Comparing Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the mythology of ancient Greece and Rome and how their pantheons differed. This also addresses what the differences imply about Roman traits. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Greek Mythology and Literature and the Gods' Incestuous Relationships

    A 7 page essay on the incestuous relationships reported in Greek mythology and Greek plays. The writer lists a number of incestuous relationships between Zeus, his brothers and sisters and progeny, and also gives examples from and commentary on plays such as Oedipus Rex, Medea and Agamemnon in support of the thesis. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Hopi Culture and the Connection Between Mythology and Landscape

    A 5 page discussion of Hopi mythology as it related to landscape and environment. The Hopi myth of how they are charged with caring for the fourth world is related and a discussion is provided as to how landscape serves as an important in such myths. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Social Problem of Pornography

    This 15 page paper presents both sides of the pornography issue. It argues that pornography may be a social problem, but also addresses questions that come up such as where to draw the line. Issues concerning sexual addiction, child pornography, the reality or mythology of snuff films and whether or not pornography degrades women, is included. Class factors are also discussed. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Lies My Teacher Told Me by Loewen and A People's History of the US by Zinn

    A paper which looks at two critiques of the way in which American history has been deliberately misrepresented by successive governments, and the resultant mythology which has been constructed by historians and presented as factual evidence.

  • Greek Mythology, Hesiod’s Five Ages of Man, and the Story of Zeus and Other Olympic Deities

    In five pages this paper compares Hesiod’s Five Ages of Man with Ovid’s Four Ages of Mankind creation myth; and also compares and contrasts the story of Zeus with Olympic deities Poseidon and Hades in order to examine why their interactions with Zeus and stories about their origins are important to understanding Greek mythology. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Social Problem of Pornography

    This 15 page paper presents both sides of the pornography issue. It argues that pornography may be a social problem, but also addresses questions that come up such as where to draw the line. Issues concerning sexual addiction, child pornography, the reality or mythology of snuff films and whether or not pornography degrades women, is included. Class factors are also discussed. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Early 19th Century Expedition of Lewis and Clark

    A paper which looks at the Lewis and Clark expedition of the early nineteenth century and the reasons why it has become a part of American cultural mythology. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Fantasy and Science Fiction Mythology Uses

    This 5 page paper discusses the differences between science fiction and fantasy genres. The use of mythological archetypes and their overall structure are analyzed in the films: Zardoz and The Forbidden Planet. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Brazil, 'Social Democracy,' and Discrimination

    (5 pp) Attempting change is always difficult; and of course some clever soul said, the most difficult thing to change is ones ideas or belief system. That has certainly been true of the concept of "social democracy" in Brazil. Emilia Viotti da Costa examines that thought in an article entitled, "The Myth of Racial Democracy in Brazil: A Problem of Social Mythology."

 

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