This assignment allows you to demonstrate how effectively you can explain the significance of sacred places in mythology (Course Learning Outcome #3).
Create an initial 525- to 700-word outline for your librarian to review.
For help with creating an outline see the “How to Create a Full-sentence Outline” activity Week Five, Course Content.
Be sure to create headings that explain which of the assignment topics the material you enter beneath the heading is addressing.
Your headings should be:
1)Mythological Origins, History and Functions of the place.
2) Sacred objects, Attributes and Symbolism
3)Significance of the place and objects in the minds of people; connections to mythological stories of the culture; role of place and objects.
Include the following in your outline:
· A sacred place in mythology
1)· An explanation of the mythological origins, history, and functions of the place
2)· A description of any sacred objects and attributes associated with the deities and mythological origins of this place and the symbolism of these objects as used by contemporary people and cultures (for example, Apollo’s snake and lyre or Buddha’s Bodhi tree)
3)· An explanation of the significance of this place and these objects that addresses the following:
· What importance do these places or things hold in the minds and emotions of the people?
· How do these places or things connect to mythological stories from that culture?
· What is the role of the place and the associated objects in the culture?
Include a reference page at the end of your outline. Use a citation generator, such as the Reference & Citation Generator in the Center for Writing Excellence, for guidance on formatting your reference list using APA format.