Research Papers on World Mythology

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  • Eastern and Western Mythology and Women

    In six pages this comparative analysis how Indian and Greek/Roman mythology treated women. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dragons

    In five pages this paper examines the timeless appeal of dragons in a discussion of the places they inhabit and how they can be recognized. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Myths and Legends Surrounding Vampires

    This paper discusses the myths and legends that surround vampires in order to distinguish between fact and fiction in six pages. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Floods in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in Genesis

    In 5 pages the similarities and differences between the Ut-napishtim flood and Christian biblical flood are examined in order to determine if an occurrence in the Euphrates was the root of both legends. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Past and Present Fairy Tales

    In ten pages this paper examines the fairy tale tradition and considers whether or not contemporary fairy tales Jay Williams' Petronella, Tanith Lee's Prince Amilec, and Jeanne Desy's The Princess Who Stood on Her Own Two Feet fit into the conventional mold. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Jon Scieszka's The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

    In five pages this paper discusses storytelling within the context of this work by Jon Scieszka along with The Classic Fairy Tales of Maria Tatar. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Creation Gods in Greek and African Mythology

    In a research paper containing eight pages the supreme or creation African mythological gods are contrasted and compared with Zeus of Greek mythology. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Motifs of Ancient Greek Literature and Superman

    This essay consists of seven pages and presents the argument that the motifs in the contemporary Superman stories are much like those in ancient Greek mythology and consider various comparisons between Superman and those epic heroes. There is no bibliography included.

  • Zoroastrian and Hindu Myth Parallels to the Battle of Zeus and Typhon

    In five pages this report examines the similarities that exist between Zoroastrian and Hindu myths and Zeus and Typhon's battle. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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