The Theft of Thor's Hammer
Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in The Theft of Thor's Hammer
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
Mjollnir, Thor's Hammer
When Thor loses his hammer, it's a BIG deal. Thor's hammer represents his physical strength and power. It's what makes him such a deadly opponent in battle, and such an awesome protector of Asgard....
Thor loses his hammer, which, as we've already mentioned, is kind of like a symbolic castration. (Ouch.) Then, to add insult to injury, he's forced to wear women's clothing. This forced cross-dress...
Freyja's Feather Dress
When Loki needs a quick mode of transport to Jotunheim (the land of the giants), he knows exactly where to find it. Freyja has a magical feather dress that allows its wearer to fly like a bird. Fre...
When Thor must disguise himself as Freyja, he wears lots of bling, but one piece of jewelry really makes his disguise authentic: the necklace Brisingamen. Freyja was so obsessed with possessing the...
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