Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in Thor and the Jotun Geirrod
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
Girdle, Staff, and Glove
When the giantess Grid hears that Thor's planning to venture into Geirrod's territory without any weapons or armor, she thinks it's a pretty stupid move. So she gives Thor some gifts—a girdle (or...
Crossing the River Vímur
When people cross important borders in stories, it's often about more than just a physical journey. In this case, the river crossing symbolizes Thor's passage from the world he knows—a world wher...
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