Finals Questions


Demeter and Persephone

(A) What was the consequence of Demeter’s actions?

The consequence of of Demeter's actions made crops not grow, the grass became brown animals die, and the land was harsh.

(B) How did human kind suffer as a result of one individual’s impulses?

Lots of of people died because crops didn't grow and animals died so no one could eat because of Demeter.

(C)What does the myth suggest about the effects of an individual’s actions on the

community as a whole?

Sometimes a individual can mess up everything for a community and the Individual comes out on top.

Popocatepetl and Ixtlaccihuatl

(A)Was the Emperor’s decision at the legend’s beginning better for the individual or the

It was better for the community because They don't have to change what they think

(B)Is it ever important to consider the needs of a community over the needs of an

individual? Explain.

Yes, because you may do something that helps you but you may negatively effect the community.

Sun and Moon in a Box

(A)How do Coyote’s ignorance and selfishness cause harm to others?

When coyote opened the box he ignored what would happen to others and he opened the box which made it winter and ruined a lot of things lives.

(B)Which character bears more blame for losing the sun and moon? Why?
The Eagle bears more the blame because he was the one took coyote to the box so he could open it.

(C)What does this folk tale imply about the individual’s responsibility to the community?

The story implies that the individuals responsibility is important to the community so the community doesn't get destroyed