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Daily 1Ben DailyCarolyn KremersEnglish 213-002The Giant Lives On Every time I read the Tlingit Legend How MosquitoesCame To Be there are certain questions that come to mind about where thelegend came from and who wrote it The legend was first published in 1883and later found by Richard Erdoes who included it in one of his publicationsAmerican Indian Myths and Legends Why is the human race so selfish to thinkwe can be the hunter and not the hunted Although giants could be a dominantpresence in our lives humans prove that they will not be over-taken Each time I read the Tlingit legend a new question wouldarise in my mind as to how this legend came to be and particularly who wroteit The first question I thought of was is he the only giant on the planetThis was answered for me with the introduction of the giants son AsI read on something seemed puzzling to me the fact that why humans areso selfish to think they are better than giants let alone anything elseFor instance why is it okay for humans to kill a chicken roast it and eatit and a giant is bad to kill humans eat their flesh and drink theirblood11 Later in the story we learn that the giant also liked to roastthe hearts of humans Another puzzling question I asked myself is if thegiant was stabbed by the human and The monster screamed and Daily 2fell down dead12 why did the giant still speak I know this is a legendor maybe just a fictionous story but if the giant is also a spirit thenthat would be helpful when reading the legend I will analyze these questionsin hopes of understanding the problems with humans and giants which I mightadd is still being dealt with today with mosquitoes everywhere My first question if this giant was the only one on theplanet seemed answered toward the end of the story with the introductionof the giants
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