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David Adams Leeming Writing Styles in The World of Myth

David Adams Leeming
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Perspective

The perspective used in "The World of Myth: An Anthology" by David Adams Leeming is that of an author who obviously enjoys the topic of the work. Leeming is an academician, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut. Lemming is also known as a traveling lecturer, having spent semesters at colleges and universities around the world.

The world of myth is so large that it is impossible to give an in-depth explanation of each culture and its many myths. Instead, Leeming touches on the most significant myths known to modern society as well as the most well known and recognizable cultures, such as the Greeks, Romans, Muslims, Egyptian, and Norse. Leeming also introduces some of the lesser known myths in comparison to the aforementioned, namely the myths of the Australian Aboriginals, some Native American tribes, and the Latin American cultures.

Overall, the perspective used in "The World...

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