A Sacred Tree Analysis

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A sacred tree is all it takes to introduce sin to the pure. “the Lord God commanded the man, ‘You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.’” Why would god and the other believers allow these people to commit these forbidden sins? However, who could resist the temptation of knowledge and the desire for something you can’t have. Women play an immense role in both stories, for example, in skyworld the woman is at fault for trying to take the roots from the tree “ She still sent her husband to retrieve the roots in order to make the drink she craved.” She knew what she was asking her husband to do, but let her cravings get …show more content…
According to google definitions sin is “an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law.” Adam and Eve were a superior example of sin and the consequences that follow. No one wants to accept the fact that our actions reflect on our future; for Adam and Eve they ate from the tree, when god caught onto them,F he put a curse on Adam and Eve and all their offspring to come. If only they had followed the rules and obeyed god's request none of this would have happened; because of them, no one would know what it is like to be self conscious or what it meant to commit a sin.. Like Adam and Eve, Skywoman also committed a sin involving a tree. What is so unique is that because of her cravings for the roots she dug for them and fell through Skyworld and landing on a turtle who she makes the Earth on top of. After she had her daughter and she was of age, Mother Earth, became pregnant with twins, but little did she know that they would become the best and worst things to happen in her life. During a fight the twins accidentally rip Skywoman’s head off and throw it up into the vast galaxy where she became the moon and provided light during the night when the darkness takes place. It’s quite astounding to read these two stories and see how they differ and how they are alike, either way both are full of sin yet brings beautiful life and knowledge to our

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