Analysis Of ' Ares ' And ' The Roman Side ' Essay

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Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera and the god of war and military. He is usually depicted as being violent and aggressive in times of distress and war. On the Roman side, Mars was symbolized as a more calm and understanding person and was said to be the father of the Romans. His bird is the vulture, which represent both sides of him- aggressive when hungry and calm when fulfilled. When Ares is alluded to in a text, the character is can usually be categorized as being aggressive, violent, and protective. On the flip side, these same people can also be calm and understanding in some moments. They can be seen as embodying two different personalities in different situations. One that is calmer and one that is violent. Ares’s parents hated him for this behavior so we can also assume the character does not have healthy relations with everyone.
Persephone is the daughter of Demeter and wife of Hades. Persephone was abducted by Hades, but when he was caught he gave Persephone pomegranate seeds and she was bound to the Underworld. Here Hades makes her the Queen and lets her go up to the Earth every Spring as she is the goddess of vegetation and Spring. When Persephone is referred to in a text, the person portraying Persephone is probably a careless person. Although this character may have a good persona, he or she is prone to making mistakes that can cause huge damages to herself and others around her.
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