Ask to Embla
Posted by kate on October 29, 1997 at 21:58:23:
In response to Ask to Embla, written by Jane Elizabeth on October 29, 1997 at 14:07:13
] She does. She somewhere says that they are from the Ragnarok poem and that Ask is Adam and Embla is Eve, in old Icelandic lore.
] Perhaps she didn't write these poems because they are supposed to be so incredible and she couldn't do them justice (although that didn't stop her from writing reams of others...). Or to keep them a lovely mystery.
There is a reference to Ask and Embla in the extract from Ragnarok which is at the beginning of Ch 13. It describes their creation from trees.
There's also a short extract from Ask to Embla at the beginning of Chapter 14.
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