Type in the myth theory that form the basis for each definition.
Myths reflect strong fears and desires that are taboo and usually unable to be expressed in society.
Myths are the sum of all stories of a particular type within a cultural system; furthermore the meaning and interpretation of the myth is only clear when one views how it relates to the other myths in the same system.
Myths are distorted accounts of actual events in the distant past.
Myths serve to justify the status quo in a society, proving why institutions must support those in power.
Myths express characters and stories that are encoded into the human species in prehistory, and therefore express universal concerns.
Myths are attempts to explain features of the world, usually natural phenomena, such as rain, a specific geographic feature, or animals and their behaviors.
Myths are stories that developed to explain or accompany a ritual or series of rituals already in practice in a society.
Classical Mythology Course
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