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    I am having trouble thinking of some myths and I do not know what the notion of myth means, so I do not know what cultures would associate with it, please help. Also for the second question, I can't think of any myths...so can you help by giving me some ideas of myths that you might be familiar with, I am sure that will spark up some more for me.

    1. Are there any particular cultures that you associate with the notion of myth?
    2. Can you identify any myths with which you are familiar?

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    1. Are there any particular cultures that you associate with the notion of myth?
    The word mythology (Greek: μυθολογία, from μυθος mythos, a story or legend, and λογος logos, an account or speech) literally means the (oral) retelling of myths - stories that a particular culture believes to be true and that use supernatural events or characters to explain the nature of the universe and humanity. In modern usage, mythology is either the body of myths from a particular culture or religion as in:
    - Greek mythology,
    - Egyptian mythology or
    - Norse mythology

    or the branch of knowledge dealing with the collection, study and interpretation of myths.

    In common usage, myth means a falsehood ? a story which many believe but which is not true. The field of mythology does not use this ...