Nature of origin myths . Every origin myth is a tale of creation: origin myths describe how some reality came into existence. [full citation needed] In many cases, origin myths also justify the established order by explaining that it was established by sacred forces (see section on "Social function" below).
One of the most popular versions of this origin of love myth comes from the writings of the great Greek philosopher Plato. According to Plato's origin of love myth, humans were once round. Specifically, they were male from the sun and female from the earth, or androgynous with both female and male parts originating from the moon.
The triangular theory of love is a theory of love developed by Robert Sternberg. In the context of interpersonal relationships, "the three components of love, according to the triangular theory, are an intimacy component, a passion component, and a decision/commitment component." Part of a series on
Compared to other minorities, Jews and anti-Jewish stereotypes remain relatively underresearched in Scandinavia, even though antisemitic stereotypes have been present in the North ever since Christianization. This volume aims to bring the study of
Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (German: Friederike Luise; 16 October 1751 – 25 February 1805) was Queen of Prussia as the second spouse of King Frederick William II. . Life Frederica Louisa was the daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücke
The aim is to investigate the transnational dissemination and reception of Swedish nineteenth-century literature, in particular women's writing. Five case studies illustrate the rapidly changing conditions of literary tranfer during the century,
Cognitive linguists have taken pains to point out the pervasiveness of conceptual mappings, particularly conceptual blending and integration, that underlie language and that are unconsciously used in everyday speech (Fauconnier 1997, Fauconnier &