Thor and the Jotun Geirrod
Themes in Thor and the Jotun Geirrod
Little Words, Big Ideas
Lies and Deceit
In the beginning of this myth, Loki disguises himself as a bird, and that disguise is a little preview of what's coming later on. Geirrod pretends to be host of the year when he's actually got plan...
Strength and Skill
Thor is usually the epitome strength and skill in any story that he's in. But this story is a little different than most, because Loki tricks Thor out of carrying his hammer or wearing his girdle....
Where Thor goes, violence follows—particularly if there are giants involved. But Thor's not the only one attempting to bang heads in this story. Take Geirrod's daughters, for instance: They try t...
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