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What is it that makes genre fantasy silly and mythology literature not-silly?
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>>7633217
one is about trying to explain the world (obviously in a very naive world) and the other one is for people who can't handle the world.
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>>7633217
the mythology that has come down to us has been filtered by time
keeping a story around meant it had to be decent
even before something would be "kept" in a semi-static form, the stories would first be refined over hundreds of years, largely in oral form
so basically, they may have started just as shitty and silly as today's genre fantasy (a man tells a shitty story at a small feast) but they acquire not-silly characteristics by being forged over time
for example, there are various tellings of the same greek myths. we have received maybe 5 of any one stor as others (hundreds of variations) have been lost
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>>7633225
*naive way
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