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July 5, 2022, 1:01 pm UTC    
February 18, 2022 07:36AM
Hermione Wrote:
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> As a literary device: to make the fictional
> narrative more credible.

Makes sense

> The image of the drowned land or city or island
> (exemplified in Plato's tale of Atlantis) occupies
> an important place in mythical thought. Sometimes
> its destruction or disappearance is attributable
> to the bad behaviour of mankind ("Genesis", the
> tale of Noah [en.wikipedia.org],
> very similar to older sources such as "Atrahasis,"
> [en.wikipedia.org];
> Deucalion
> [en.wikipedia.org]); compare
> this with the arrogance of the ancient Atlanteans.
> In other words, it's a kind of "Goose that Laid
> the Golden Eggs"
> [en.wikipedia.org]
> narrative: mankind could have had a nice place to
> live (in the case of Gilgamesh, even immortality):
> but, because of irresponsible behaviour
> subsequently punished by the gods, that
> opportunity was lost.
>
> Could the image of the drowned land be a symbol of
> lost chldhood or youth: a concept that could apply
> to the whole of humanity ... ?
>
> >
> [www.marineinsight.com]
> >
> >
> [www.history.com]
> >
> > Many theories, should we rule out the existence
> of
> > Atlantis forever?
>
> It might all depend on what is meant by "Atlantis
> ... "


You are very intelligent. All you presented makes sense.

Cintia Panizza
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