Topics: Noah's Ark, Greek mythology, Judaism Pages: 2 (808 words) Published: May 13, 2013
Montre Caref
3rd Period
English II

There have been many stories told in the past about Gods. Every story has its own supernatural spin, providing a forceful sense of cause and effect events. This almost always forms the cultural plot to describe a bad or good point in time. Certain sequences of myths describe a situation where god destroys mankind for not going through with their intentions when they created mankind, by creating a massive flood. These stories include: “Noah’s Ark”, “Tata and Nena”, and the “Deucalion”. All of these stories have cultural aspects that provide similarities and differences in each other. One thing that is important to point out is that “Tata and Nena”, “Deucalion”, and “Noah’s Ark” all explain what happened to the world after it was destroyed, in different ways. For example in the story of “Deucalion”, “Tlaloc then appeared to them and said, “This is how I am repaid for saving your lives?” They were changed into dogs” (Bierlein30). In the story “Tata and Nena”, they were asked to only eat corn but instead they ate fish, so then Tlaloc got mad and turned them into dogs, in a world that was completely destroyed with no intention of repopulation. In the “Deucalion” story, “These rocks were transformed into people who repopulated the earth” (Deucalion30). Rocks were thrown behind Zeus who then was turned to people who soon remade the world all over again. Also the myth of “Noah’s Ark” has a different story, “God then repopulated the world with what Noah had saved. Like the one of each animal” (Noah29). God decided to make the world again and used the animals Noah saved to do so. This all proves that all of the stories had a different way of explaining what happened to the world after it was destroyed. All of the myths describe a different culture involved. Like, In the story “Deucalion”, “And it rained for 9 days and 9 nights until the entire world was flooded except for two mountain peaks in Greece, Mt Parnassus and Mt....
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