Myth on the Border Between Man and Nature

  • Irina GorinaEmail author
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


The article analyzes the peculiarities of mythological consciousness formed on the border of Nature and Man. The text deals with the process of the symbolization of the natural world in mythological consciousness is considered in which myth becomes a means of domesticating and humanizing the world, whereas the imbalances in the interaction between Man and Nature coincides with eschatological motifs.


Myth Man Nature Existence The process of symbolization Symbol Consciousness Border Creative thinking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia

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