Urban Superstitions

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1. How is the purpose of urban legends of today the same as that of folktales that have been passed down for generations?the way that these urban legends can in some ways serve a similar purpose is that it has always keeped people aware of what's around them. The fact that people have scene or even talked about things that may seem unreal, well that idea even to the non believers, would still be aware. 2. Explain how superstitions help humans deal with the fact that so many things in life are outside of their control. I believe superstitions are ways to give people hope in times where it is needed. In many times in my life i had relied on a superstition to clear myself of doubt. Cause when one often has a better alternative than a negative …show more content…

Do you think cryptids are just are modern version of mythological creatures? I believe that over time there is always something new coming up. Cryptids and mythological creatures could possibly fall within the same category but from where the stories or sights come from is what really matters. Over time as the world ages,different people come into the world, and god knows how they see the world and even themselves. 4. Why do lost cities of ancient myth still capture our interest? The reason why lost cities of ancient myths still capture our interest, is because of the riches and wealth that they always promise. For some people, the fact that its history and a city abandoned to either be hidden just makes them hungry to find …show more content…

Myths and Legends often contain clues that can help Cryptozoologists on their search for unexplained, extinct, or mythical animals. Why are these stories sometimes so valuable? The reason why these stories are so valuable is because they have been there for generations to generation. To find whatever they are looking for could mean something very much personal. History is something that could get us more close and connected to the world. When there is so much we can do but know very little, the hunger of exploring and findings could be a very top, temptation to some. 3. There are many facts that suggest a logical explanation for the disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle. Even in the light of these facts, it has remained a place of myth and legend. Why do you think this is so? The reason why i think the Bermuda triangle could still be classified as a myth or legend is because, of how we still know very little. The disappearance of thousands of people and over a hundred of shops and other vehicles, that have been lost within the Bermuda triangle is still a mystery. When one doesn't see and know for certain, then the belief of many possibilities is still

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