Norse Mythology is a mythology from the Scandinavian countries in northern Europe that depicts a universe where gods and giants battle each other to the universe's destruction ("Norse Mythology" UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology). The world of Norse Mythology was nine worlds all connected by the World Tree Yggdrasill. Each world had different families resided in each of them- Asgard (World of Aesirs), Vanaheimr (World of Vanirs), Helheim (World of the Dead), Midgard (World of Man), Svartalfahemir (World of Dwarves), Jotunheimr (World of Giants), Alfehmir (World of Elves), Niflhemir (Primordial Ice World of the Frost Giants),...
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...arok or the god's mischief. Marvel changed the god's characters and their characteristics like Odin and Thor, the relationships of the Norse gods like Thor and Loki, and removed the bloody and evil tone of the myth, only leaving the heroic tone in Norse Mythology. Hopefully, people don’t always believe everything they see in movies or stories when it comes to mythology; after all they are merely artist’s interpretation of the actual myth.
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