Essay on How The Greco Roman Gods And Goddesses?

1870 Words Dec 11th, 2016 8 Pages
What is to be human and how might this apply to the actions of the Greco-Roman mythological gods and goddesses? How do they share similar characteristics with the human world? This essay will closely analyze and distinguish how the Greco-Roman gods and goddesses share human emotions. “The Metamorphoses of Ovid” demonstrates to the readers on how these gods and goddesses, demigods, monsters, heroes, etc., obtain weaknesses and strength by being highly emotional and behaving inconsistently and immorally like humans do. Interestingly enough, according to its myth, they share the same distinctive human body—Zeus is depicted as a grown man who has a beard, muscular, and with long curly hair, but most importantly, they share the same types of actions, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Thoroughly, this essay will focus on three characters, Jove, Juno, and Apollo because they show a strong connection with humans as they feel lust, jealousy, pride, anger, and even more, argue like humans do. These emotions will also prove why the Greco-Roman mythological gods and goddesses are distinctive to human beings. First, we must understand that our emotions define us as humans and these emotions are felt when coming across things or obstacles in our life. Emotions have also been a way for humans to express themselves, by communicating, feeling, and organizing their behavior whether is good or bad, but most importantly, these emotions are created by experiences…

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