Here are the four functions of mythology and how they apply to your personality.

Here at The Factionary, we blog a lot (check our list of categories), and our mission is to state facts. Whence cometh myths? Mythology, by definition, is the study of stories. Period! And we love telling stories, too. So why study stories and not science. According to Joseph Campbell, the premiere mythologist of our time, believed that for early mankind, mythology served four purposes: albeit, mystical, cosmological, sociological, and pedagogical. Here’s how they apply in your life.



#1. Mystical Function

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#2. Cosmological Function

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#3. Sociological Function

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#4. Pedagogical Function

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Written by: Nana Kwadwo, Fri, Feb 04, 2022.

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