The World On The Turtle's Back

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How do these unique four stories that are about different topics corroborate similarities between each other? “Pan Gu and Nu Wa”, “The Origin of Japan and her People”, “Death, and Life and Death”, and “The World on the Turtle’s Back” are the four stories that actually share many similarities between each other. The myth, “Pan Gu and Nu Wa” talks about how Earth and Heaven were split apart from each other which emphasizes on the importance of both characters Pan Gu and Nu Wa. The second myth, “The Origin of Japan and her People” discusses how the nation of Japan was created and why it has such an enormous population of people. The third myth, “Death, and Life and Death” explains the cycle of life each human being goes through in this world. The last story, “The World on the Turtle’s Back” elaborates the idea of the creation of planet Earth as well as what phases the Earth went through to reach its final form. All of these four creation stories depict a central conclusion to how the universe was created and the reason for why humans were created.…show more content…
In the myth, “Dead, and Life and Death” the story says, “To set things right, Alatangana first consolidated the mud into solid earth.” This quotation from the story elaborates on the idea that Alatangana created the planet Earth by himself by shaping it into a solid piece of land. On the other hand, the story, “Pan Gu and Nu Wa” states, “Finally he awoke and stretched, and the egg broke to release the matter of the universe.” In the story, “World on The Turtle’s Back” the Earth was known to be a tiny pocket of dirt which shows how there were different ways the Earth was made. Overall, each of these three myths explain how there are many different ways the Earth was created as well as they all agree on one concept, that the Earth was made in a specific procedure of
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