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Comparing Gods and Goddesses

- Describe the elements and functions of god myths

- Summarize the elements and functions shared by the female and male divine

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1. Describe the elements and functions of god myths. Summarize the elements and functions shared by the female and male divine.

Gods and Goddesses have most elements or characteristics ascribed to humans i.e. love, anger, fighting, writing poetry and music, etc., but alongside they also have supernatural powers and are worshipped by the humans. They often function as heroes, which are like other human beings but have either done something which makes them excel over others or have a gift that others do not possess (http://hubpages.com/hub/Mythical-Gods-And-Creatures). People look to Gods and Goddesses to explain aspects of the world, such as thunder is ascribed to the God's who are either fighting or very angry Gods. They look to gods and goddesses in times of distress to give them hope i.e. pray for rain, or for fertility from the fertility God to become with child or for the crops to be fertile, etc. (http://hubpages.com/hub/Mythical-Gods-And-Creatures)

Another function of Gods and Goddesses is a way to explain such things like ...

Solution Summary

Discusses aspects of the myths surrounding Gods and Goddesses. References and extra research links are also provided.

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