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Ecem Ateşci


Humans, examination mythology and they try to answer understandable and clarify the nature of man. Myths are instructing us how ancient people live and believe mythology. Almost every culture seems to have a mythology. Humankind seems to try to understand where they are coming and where are they going? We must not forget that human beings afraid of death what will we do when we face deathbed and what will happen when we are dead? Those stories explain us about the whole of the world and about the beginning of the world. We are living to surround with myth in our contemporary time. Myths are important today because we seem to establish in our life. The myth comes from ancient Greek and is created many stories. In myth, there is alliteration, rhyme and symbol and we use poetic language. The myth is a story and narrated orally. In this way, we are talking about oral tradition and story. We understand that myth is oral. “Myths tell the stories of ancestors and the origin of humans and the world, the gods, supernatural beings (satyrs, nymphs, mermaids) and heroes with super-human, usually god given, powers (as in the case of Heracles or Perseus of the Greeks).” [1]We live to be all around by myths in present times alongside ancient times. We live by them. Myths are inevitable in our lives and should conduct generation to generation.

These people are wondered where we are coming from. Here we come Adam and Eve story. Its explaining beginning of the world. What happens in the myth story? What is the myth story of Adam and Eve? We have just one truth. Eve ate the forbidden apple and God is pissed off them. They are thrown into this world. One day Satan came hidden like a snake and spoke with Eve. He persuades her to eat the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge good and evil. God said them that they should not eat the apple. They would die if they did. Eve believed Satan’s lie and bite of the fruit. She gave some to Adam for him to eat. Adam and Eve were aware of their sin. They tried to hide from God, but God sent them to this world because they committed a sin. When Adam and Eve committed a sin, death came into existence in the world by God.

The story explains why we came into the world, where we are coming from, and it is explained lots of things. We can say that this story is talking about apple, demon and fall. Subversion is destroying. Insurgency is Adam and Eve and Satan (snake) because Adam and Eve decided to follow to Satan. Satan (snake) is sneaky and treacherous. Satan wants to bring all humans under his own sovereignty. Whom did God punish? Eve because she is using enticement and seduction traits. We can say that this story is a eulogy for humanity. We can meet many another apple story.



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Ateşci, E. (2019). THE MYSTERIOUS STORY OF ADAM AND EVE. Journal of English Language and Literature Club, 1(1), 104-105. Retrieved from