What We Get From Chinese Mythology by Katie Marsico

By Katie Marsico

This ebook introduces readers to chinese language mythology, offers mythical characters and tales, and exhibits how chinese language myths have prompted our tradition. Readers are engaged with historic content material whereas sprucing their talents at interpreting photographs and settling on facts.

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What We Get From Chinese Mythology

This ebook introduces readers to chinese language mythology, provides mythical characters and tales, and indicates how chinese language myths have motivated our tradition. Readers are engaged with historic content material whereas sprucing their abilities at examining pictures and deciding on facts.

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Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2014. Yasuda, Anita, and Jok (illustrator). Pangu Separates the Sky from the Earth: A Chinese Creation Myth. Edina, MN: Magic Wagon, 2014. org/stories Visit this Web site to read popular Chinese myths, including a selection of tales from Journey to the West. China-Family-Adventure—Chinese Culture . . for Kids! U9cGKCwo74g Explore this Web site for more information on dragons, the zodiac, and other examples of Chinese mythology and culture.

Many Chinese myths are rooted in ancient history, yet they have great appeal in the present as well. Storytellers will continue to enchant the world with the legacy of China’s mythological stories and creatures. th in k a bo u t it Why do you think people continue to retell ancient myths? Are you familiar with my thology from any other cultures? How do these stories compare to the Chinese myths you just read abo ut? [ Mythology and Culture ] 29 TH IN K A B O U T IT z You have read how dragons are often portrayed in a positive light in Chinese mythology.

Appeared in the film The Forbidden Kingdom. It contains some of the same themes and characters as Journey to the West. In July 2014, a cable television channel announced plans to produce a six-part series based loosely on Journey to the West. References to mythological figures such as the Jade Emperor also appear in Japanese comics called manga. Other fantastic creatures from Chinese myths live on in 28 [ 21st century skills library ] video games. In the Super Mario series, the character Bowser is a dragon turtle.

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