Thor Odinson...through your arrogance and stupidity you've opened these peaceful realms and innocent lives to the horror and desolation of war": the Norse Renaissance in the Twenty-first Century
Beliefs of previous cultures can continue to echo throughout a new culture long after the old one is gone. American culture is influenced by the cultures of our ancestors who founded our country. Pieces of other cultures such as the Norse have also found their way into our lives through literature and entertainment. Through this analysis, I will compare the Norse myths to several modern works inspired by them. These modern works took ideas from Norse Mythology to build new stories influenced by their authors’ imaginations, current society, and our culture.