literary forms found in the old testament

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origin stories

an explanation of how something came to be

short stories

stories told to show how virtuous ppl live

psalms and canticles

poems and prayers that were once sung

epic

a long poem

folklore

old stories changed and expanded by biblical writers to teach certain truths about God

parables

short stories told to answer a question or illustrate a deeper point

oracle

words of wisdom or advice given by God

narrative

the telling of a specific detail within a person's geneology

myth

a symbolic story that illuminates views of a particular ppl regarding the relationship between humans and the divine

historical accounts

accounts written to reveal God's activity in the world

apocalyptic literature

a form of writing that describes the destruction of evil and the coming of God's reign

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