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    Greek myths, they reinterpreted the myths to represent their own lifestyles. Some of the scenes depicted on the coffins are dreadful and others depicted scenes that were tranquil. Such as the one on page 63 figure 38 which is titled Dionysus discovers the sleeping Ariadne. In this scene that is illustrated on the coffin comes from the story of Ariadne. Ariadne was the half-sibling of the Minotaur and the daughter of King Minos. Unfortunately, she had fallen in love with Theseus the man that will, later on kill the Minotaur. Ariadne had helped Theseus solve the Labyrinth by giving him a thread to mark his path so he could later find his way out of the maze. By doing this Ariadne went against her father and had to leave Crete with Theseus. As Theseus and Ariadne sailed for their new home of Athens the ship that they were on stopped at another Island. Ariadne had fallen asleep while waiting for the ship. When she had awoken she discovered that the ship had left without her and Theseus was nowhere in sight. Ariadne was heartbroken to the point that she fell asleep. While she was asleep the god of wine Dionysus had ended up on the same island as her along with his followers. Dionysus and his followers stumbled across Ariadne who was still sleeping. Dionysus automatically fell in love with her and married her. A motif is an object that can help viewers understand who the characters that are being illustrated are. Motifs are details that are depicted to help distinguish certain…

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    Theseus Hero

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    When Ariadne and Theseus run into the Minotaur the beast lunges towards Theseus. Theseus hops on the Minotaurs back and jabs a sword into his tough hide. The Minotaur pinned Theseus against a stone wall and “The pain was excruciating, but with effort of will, Theseus hung on” (Donaldson 18). If Theseus wasn’t brave enough to keep hanging on he would have died.” After another deep thrust of the weapon, the Minotaur’s ghastly howl became a gurgle, and the hulking body collapsed on the ground,…

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    Theseus: A Hero Analysis

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    Some may believe that Theseus was not capable of being called a hero because of his mistakes and poor actions. However, his very heroic traits outweigh all of his cons. According to the traits of a hero, a hero should have married a princess; Theseus had a relationship with Ariadne, and then he married her sister, Pasiphae. Theseus, much like Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games, volunteered his life in place of another one. He offered to take part in King Minos’s punishment of the Athenians.…

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    until they were long enough. When Theseus was satisfied with the length, he rolled into the employee parking lot and trembled with excitement at the sight of his reserved parking space. It was everything he had ever dreamed of. Children’s play area, shining gold M, pristine drive-thru. Happily, he bounded through the doors. At the entrance, a young girl met Theseus. Judging by her nametag, she was an employee named Ariadne. Theseus’ heart burst open with happiness. They would…

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    The play I would pick that would be centered on the life of Theseus would be focused on the myth of him and the Minotaur. I feel like this is a good myth for a tragedy because there is a small number of characters at play, chiefly Theseus, his father Aegeus, the Minotaur itself, King Minos’s daughter Ariadne, and Daedalus who helps Theseus defeat the labyrinth. This small character list would fit the need for only three actors. I also think this particular myth has a lot of the features needed…

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    They would not be able to accomplish this without playing as a team. Life is the same, if one does not work with others and is selfish then it will be very difficult to succeed. Also, in Theseus and the Minotaur, Theseus left Ariadne on an island. Because of this, Theseus got cursed by Ariadne and his father died when he reached Athens: “but Theseus left Ariadne on the Island of Naxos, where some say the god Dionysus claimed her as his bride” (O’Rahilly 5). This myth shows readers that only…

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    The Hunger Games and the Myth of Theseus share a similar story, but are also different because… In the Hunger Games, children are sacrifice and sent to fight in a labyrinth like killing field. In the Myth of Theseus children are sacrificed and sent to Crete to die in the labyrinth. In both stories children are sacrificed to die. Also these stories have in common volunteers. Theseus volunteered and took the place of a slave to go kill the Minotaur. Katniss volunteered in place of her sister.…

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    Theseus Theseus was an incredibly smart and cunning man. He faced many opponents in his journey to Athens including his most dangerous foe, the Minotaur. Theseus was born and raised in Troezen. His mother’s name was Aethra and was the daughter of king Pittheus of Troezen. There is some question of who his father was as Aethra was with both Aegeus, king of Athens, and Poseidon on the same night. Despite this, many people believed Aegeus to be his father. When Theseus was young, Aegeus put…

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    The movie the Hunger Games is based on the old myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. In this film Katniss Everdeen and the myth of Theseus, both characters prove to be epic heroes. Through all of the challenges and obstacles they both follow the epic hero cycle. In the myth, Queen Pasiphae slept with a bull sent by Zeus and gave birth to a vicious monster, Minotaur which is a half bull, half bull. The husband of Queen Pasiphae was extremely embarrassed by the Minotaur, but could not kill it.…

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    Theseus wait until night came sneaking corridors between researchers warned in their archrivals awful. When the monster appeared in front of him, he threw Theseus the thread of his hand, and grabbed the sword that gave him his Ariadne. Then attacked the beast, and took the full force numerous stab wounds weakened monster because of the amount of blood that it bled. Theseus then pounced on the monster, to cut off his head and rid the country of evil. After that, Theseus follow the thread, and…

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