Based on the ideas of how mythology is made by ancient
civilisations, identify a few ideas that should be in
almost all mythologies around the world.
was made up from the imagination of ancient man to explain
the mysteries of the world. Although various factors
may change, the basic ideas remain approximately the
call these common ideas Themes.
The Great Themes.
Are the themes you thought up inside this
list of themes? You may have identified themes that
are not stated. We would like to hear what you think!
Post your thoughts in the Discussion Boards.
themes help us identify the main areas which mythology
a table and choose a few themes to use as column headings.
Now track down the examples of these themes in a few
of Lesson 3.