How does Ishmael use the term “mythology” to point out similarities between cultures?
He used the term “mythology” to compare similarities in cultures by giving an example of the Greeks. We perceive Greek mythology as just some stories or tales and nothing else. Had we asked a Greek person during Homeric Greece about the mythological tales they told their children to explain where we come from, they’d probably say they don’t now what we are talking about because, to them, the mythological stories were fact.
What is a creation myth? Do all cultures have them?
A creation myth, as defined by the excerpt, is a fanciful tale you tell your children about the origin of the world. I believe that all cultures have some type of creation myth to…