HUMN351 UMUC Chinese Myth Discussion

Key Post (around 250 words) due Thursday by 11:30 PM ET:


1. Identify and summarize a creation myth from Chinese culture that you find in the Learning Resources. (Links listed below.)

2. Using your own powers of analysis with the help of course concepts, reflect on the correlation between myth and culture you see in the Chinese myth you have chosen.

3. Compare and contrast this myth to other myths that you have read so far in this course. Consider the following questions:

A. What elements are similar to previous myths you have read?

B. What new elements are in these myths that are not in the others?

METHOD: Follow the order of 1,2,3A-3B as outlined above. Cite your sources using MLA format in a Works Cited list at the end of your post.


http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/…

https://web.archive.org/web/20171214052302/https:/…

http://www.bytrentsacred.co.uk/index.php/eliade-sa…

http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.umuc.edu/eds/eb…

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15250/15250-h/15250…