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By Lenka Šerešová

Essay from the 12 months 2016 within the topic English Language and Literature stories - Literature, grade: 1,3, collage of Leipzig (Anglistik), direction: Anglo-Saxon Literature, language: English, summary: The notice Mythology is derived from mythos, this means that “myth” (probably of unknown beginning) and from logy which means “study”. even supposing subject matters of myths could range, and so they describe easy points of lifestyles; they introduce tales in regards to the construction of Earth, mortality of human race, or the department of the 12 months into seasons. From the traditional instances humans felt the necessity to clarify all of the phenomena affecting their lives and that's most likely why they created myths and legends; they blamed undesirable climatic conditions on evil forces and whilst whatever solid affected their lives, they, nevertheless, worshipped these supernatural beings that helped them. The mythology in Rowling´s novels is absolutely visible on the first sight, at the very least for the extra conscious eyes. She makes references to many legendary creatures or even a few personality names or spells are created in accordance with mythology elements.

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