Perseus Mythology

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What causes peoples interest in the retelling of Greek myths in novels? Many teenagers relate to Achilles and Perseus. If a teacher mentions the name Perseus many teenagers think of Percy Jackson. Teenagers hear the word echo. Does Greek mythology have a myth about echo? Teenagers desire to know how echo’s definition connects back to Greek mythology. Teenagers desire to know Perseus’s motive for killing Medusa. Teenagers fancy the Hunger Games inspired by the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. Teenagers desire to learn how the Greek myth of Arachne has a connection to the definition of arachnophobia. Teenagers and adult desire to know more about words origins, the quests of Greek heroes, the shortcoming of villains, the moral behind the myths …show more content…
“Psyche enduring Aphrodite’s impossible tests to prove her love for Eros.” Many teenage girls relate to psyche thinking impressing their boyfriend’s parents will create a strong relationship. Teenage boys desire to please their girlfriend’s father to the same degree the girlfriend desires to pleasure his mother. True love depends on the two teenagers commend in a relationship to appease each other’s parents. “In 2012 Suzanne Collins’s dystopian trilogy sold a flabbergasting 27.7 million copies.” The Hunger Games end with only one survivor relating back to Theseus killing the Minotaur and escaping the labyrinth. Adolescents remember Athenians sacrificed to the Minotaur obtained the name tributes. The love triangle reminds juveniles of Greek mythology depiction of romantic relationships. Hade kidnapping Persephone and forcing her to become the queen of the underworld causes many teenagers to feel sorry for her fate. Persephone desire visits so she puts pearl all over the world which allow demigods to escape the underworld after they visit her, in the Lightning Thief Percy, Annabeth and Percy’s mother uses the pearls to escape the underworld after rescuing Percy’s mother from Hades. Teenagers relate to Persephone’s kindness and Percy’s pursue to save his mother. Perseus killed Medusa relates to adolescents who desire to rebel against corrupt authority …show more content…
Arachne challenged Athena to a weaving contest which she becomes to prideful of her work causes her to be scalded by Athena leading to Arachne killing herself relates to adolescents who believe they are the best at a sport or subject in school. The Greek myth of Arachne teaches teenagers mentors will have sympathy for their prideful student. Arachnophobia relates to Greek mythology through Arachne who Athena transformed into the first spider. Arachnophobia definition states the fear of spiders. The Greek myth of king Media teaches teenager’s greed will destroy their life and family. The Greek myth of Hercules teaches male teens charming girl has more factors than just strength. Hercules teaches minors how the first cornucopia was created. “Each book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series has been met with popular and critical acclaim, and the series has garnered an almost cult following.” Teenager relate to the quests which Percy and Annabeth go on which create romantic action journeys. Ulysses turns down Calypso on her offer of eternal life. Ulysses values his wife enough to continue his journey home. Many teen male desire eternal life but would turn immortality down for true love. Many lonely teenage girls relate to Calypso. Lonely teenage girls assume ever teenage boy does not have attraction to them thinking teenage boys only date girls for their looks. Lonely teenage boys relate

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