The wooden people were slightly more fruitful; however, they had no emotion, and therefore could not worship their creators accordingly. Hurricane and Serpent decided that it was time to discard of the wooden people, so the two flooded the Earth, and those who survived were exterminated by monsters like Bloodletter, Gouger of Faces, Crunching Jaguar, and Tearing Jaguar. On the third attempt to create a successful human being, Hurricane and Serpent made a few small adjustments to the Earth before they started again. The new race was created out of a “maize paste” (Wren 1), and these people were successful. In “The Story of Creation”, after Juhwertamahkai added more to his world, he went on to create the perfect humans, or so he thought.
When we compare this to Genesis, there is a big contradiction here. In Genesis 3 (ESV) it talks about the Fall of Man. Sickness, disease, and death came from the Fall, based off of the biblical evidence. Genesis 2:16-17 (ESV) says, “And the LORD God commanded the man saying, ‘You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.’” Now, why would God make death a punishment if had already happened to other organisms before? That is because death hadn’t occurred yet.
For example, Anu is the lord of the firmament, warrior Enlil is the counselor of the city Shurrupak, Ninurta is the helper, Ennugi is the watcher over canals, and Ea is the god of wisdom (line 2-3, p.20). After all, the only God affects every part in Genesis, but lots of the gods in The Epic of Gilgamesh perform separate
But no one ever listened to Simon, they made him an outcast, when really he could have helped them a lot.That is why they couldn’t think straight, they turned into monsters because they didn’t follow their “guides”. Otherwise, the story may have taken a better
Floating about in all types of literature, there are many legends as to how the earth was created; these legends are known as creation myths. A creation myth offers answers to questions that ask how the earth was created, and explains the social customs of today as well as the workings of the natural world by telling an elaborate story. The Cherokee Indians have spread their beliefs on this topic throughout generations through oral tradition. Recent authors have taken these myths to paper to preserve history and to spread them even further around the world. “How the World Was Made” is a creation myth that not only offers an abundance of information regarding the origin of earth, but also supports the social traditions of today’s society and attempts to explain the intangible, natural workings of the world.
The Spaniards didn’t agree with the rituals and began to despise the Aztecs. The Aztec leader Montecuhzoma was a poor leader, he wasn’t concerned about the wellbeing of his people. In Broken Spears, readers will see that the Spaniards use nearby tribes to take over the Aztecs land, the Spaniards killed men, women and children. When the Aztecs hear about what the Spaniards have done they become furious and plan to retaliate but are quickly stopped by the diseases brought by the Spaniards. The Aztecs are exposed to small pox and measles but the Spaniards were unaffected by the diseases because they are well known in Europe and they are exposed to diseases
Both were due to humans who did short term interests of individuals versus long term interests of civilization and the Earth itself. Once difference was that in “the Lorax”, all the environment issues were due to the Once-ler’s factory. In the story “Easter Island” the environments issues were due to the cutting down of the trees and eating of all the food sources on the island. Once-ler polluted the water by dumping all the trash from the factory. On Easter island they started cannibalism because they used all of their resources from competing with each other on who carved the best
The suicides, however, rejected this gift and in turn were turned into trees. Trees cannot move freely; they go where the wind blows or where the earth shifts. They are completely at the will of the one who owns them. A child could come and throw rocks and sticks at them, and in the case of the suicides, the harpies could set fire to their branches, yet they could not yell and move to ease the pain. All they can do is endure the punishment they brought upon
The apple tree in this story represents temptation and the fall from grace like in The Garden of Eden. In The White Circle, Anvil attempts to take the apples because "Your old man owns everything in sight. I ain’t got nothin’" showing that he was trying to satisfy his hunger,but is later redeemed when he refuses to take them (Clayton 4). And in The Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve were told not to eat from the tree but were later tempted by Satan causing their banishment from the garden and their fall from
Creon thought that his power on earth surpassed the power of god. Later, Teiresias tells Creon that he will lose one child for the crimes of leaving Polyneices unburied and putting Antigone into the earth. The Chorus tells Creon, he needs to free Antigone then bury Polyneices. Creon does the exact opposite, so the gods punished him. Antigone died so the gods to Polyneices life.
He knew this wasn’t his regular self so he went to see the Gods and tell them what he had done. The four Gods sat him down and told him to explain what he had done. Bear explained how he had drunk from the waterfall for the Gods because he wanted to absorb godly powers. The Gods were angered by what Bear had done. They had decided to ban Bear from planet Hugerto, since he had broken the main and only rule on the planet.