I need help in English class. (online discussion)

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I need a help in homework of MYTH AND LITERATURE class. The homework is an online discussion and it's 2 parts. First part, due Jan 31, you have to response to a question and the answer needs to be at least 3 well developed paragraphs and thoroughly address all aspects of the question. After that, will be evaluated by the instructor and comments and suggestions will be added. Second part, will post after Feb 3 and due in 2 days, you can add comments to to make changes to your original post if desired AND make a AT LEAST ONE REQUIRED response to another student’s discussion post.

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The discussion question is:

Malinowski asserts that all components of a culture serve a purpose or function (77). What role does he see Myth playing in his conception? How would you argue that social context is essential to understanding myth? Do you agree with that approach to studying myth? Why or Why not?



***Note homework is 2 parts, and make sure it's not same to another student because you may find others.

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School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Running head: MYTH AND LITERATURE

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Myth and Literature
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MYTH AND LITERATURE

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Myth and Literature

According to Malinowski, he treated culture as a closed system and also viewed that all
cultures are somehow comparable. Malinowski also regarded the society as an independent
organic whole where myth is taken in the society as a mechanism of the community conducting
its tasks in ensuring the whole community becomes one thing as a (whole). In Malinowski
conception, he sees that the myth play the role of uniting every individual in the society
practicing what is viewed as the right thing in the societies (Malinowski, 2014). He also asserted
that through myths people could be able to understand the various beliefs, culture, and practices
of different communities. The myth also plays the role of conveying messages a...

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