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Many Cultures develop myths legends or stories to explain what seemed to them as an unexplainable action One of these cultures the Norsemen also compiled myths to explain summer and winter and other such instances Also as in a myths usual ingredients they also include morals or lessons godgoddess intervention and heroes Some even have universal statements critical lens statements that are sayings or quotes One Norsemen myth is the story of Niord the God of Summer The characters mentioned in the story are Niord Aegir Odin Hoenir Skadi Frey Freya Balder The only example of GodGoddess intervention is when the Gods on Loki had unfortunately met Skadi Goddess of Winter whose father was killed She was then swayed to a more pleasant mood they took advantage and agreed that she could marry on of the Gods but only can only choose by feet This story was mainly about how a God Niord got married to someone who was the complete opposite of himself They did their best to keep the marriage afloat but each living in the others world upset the other They did have two children named Frey and Freya They then mutually agreed that their marriage wasnt meant to be and basically had a divorce One quote that doubles as a critical lens statement is She felt that these feet must be of the God Balder for he had a body to marvel at but unfortunately noted that it was the feet of Niord but not showing her disappointment This quote principally means that though a person may seem to be perfect we all in an essence have a flaw This connects to the man of the Greeks Achilles He too had a flaw for which is his Achilles heal and this is what lead to his downfall Another quote which has a critical lens statement is and the howling of the wolves had greatly made his stay in his wifes
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