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Common Mythic Elements

Created By: Marty Sierra-Perry, Centennial High School (Champaign, IL)

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Using the Context Chart

How we (and others) might use these texts today may be very different from the way in which they were formerly used. Different audiences in different periods of time appropriate texts for different purposes. Hence, it is critical to keep our analysis of literature grounded in its literary, historical, and cultural CONTEXT. Context is the setting or set of circumstances in which an event occurs.

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