Thor and the Jotun Geirrod Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
From Asgard to Geirrod's HallThe myth of Thor and the Jotun Geirrod follows a quest structure. That means that the hero leaves his home, the place where he feels safest and most comfortable, to jou...
Once upon a time, when Vikings roamed the earth, a bard named Eilífr Goðrúnarson decided to write a drápa, or praise-poem, in honor of Thor. For his story, he chose Thor's encounter with a fros...
The Hero's Journey
The Hero's Journey is a framework that scholar Joseph Campbell came up with that many myths and stories follow. Many storytellers and story-readers find it a useful way to look at tale. (That's act...
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