The Use of Myth Cycles in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods

4 pages | 1090 words

This essay discusses Neil Gaiman's use of myth cycles in American Gods, and how they help to create a sense of both awe and terror in the world of his novel. It explores how Gaiman's use of different pantheons and narrative styles helps to create a sense of ambiguity and uncertainty in the world of the novel, and how this contributes to the central theme of henotheism.