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Comparative Research on Chinese Classical Mythology and Greek Mythology - The Sinilarities and Uniqueness -

선정규 1

1고려대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

Greek and Chinese mythologies reflect the core source of each culture. So called ‘Cultural Complex’, the mythology has unique characteristics depending on how the culture was originated. An easy way to investigate the characteristics of western and eastern culture, therefore, is to compare two mythologies. The current research focuses on the uniqueness and similarities of the motifs from the two mythologies in order to analyze the basic trait and origin of the cultures. Similarities in myths will be described first, along with their implications. Structure of the myths, relationships between the god and the human, the figure and personality of the heroes, implementation of universal belief of people, and difference in how those myths evolved will follow. Lastly,fundamental reasons for such difference will be added.

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