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    The Underworld is thought to be deep underground or beneath the surface of the world in most religions and mythologies. It is a place where the souls of the departed go an afterlife or a realm of the dead. The Underworld “was hidden deep in the earth and was the kingdom of the dead, ruled by god Hades”.(Mythology, 2017) The planet Pluto is “considered King of the Underworld in Roman mythology”.(Gill, 2017) Most religions believe that “the lowest part of the world usually represented as the realm of the god or goddess of the dead”.(Mythica, 1997) The underworld is known to be separated by an abyss or a river. Among many religions the lowest part of the world usually represented as the realm of the god or goddess of the dead. It is here that the spirits of the deceased stay. The underworld is separated from the world of the living by an impassable abyss or river. The entrance to this is guarded by a huge monster “such as the Greek Cerberus and the Norse Garm” The Greeks and the Romans had their Hades; the Egyptians Dust; in the ancient Indian mythology egg shaped worldview Brahmanda it was called Naraka; the Germans called it Helheim; the Incas called it Uca Pacha; the Aztec referred to the underworld as Mictlan; and the Maya believed in Mitnal.…

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    Explain how the Greek Underworld helped to shape and dictate the behaviours of the Greeks. The Underworld played an important role in the lives of the Ancient Greeks and was a constant influence on their behaviours. The Underworld was the centre of Ancient Greek beliefs concerning the afterlife, and was thought to be ruled by the god, Hades and his wife, Persephone. The belief of the Ancient Greeks was that when someone died their psyche, the Greek word for soul, left their body and was…

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    Greek mythology was used by the ancient Greeks as a way to explain and give meaning to the world and the natural phenomena they witnessed. The myths the ancient Greeks established were closely connected to their religion, explained where humanity had come from, and where it was going after death. The ancient Greeks understanding of death included the idea of afterlife where there was another world, known as the underworld, which souls went to after its death. The Underworld is the kingdom of…

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    the creeks and rivers where rushing at a very fast speed, even the flowers were curling up and falling down as if they were getting ready for a storm. Then, the sky began to darken and it began to storm. But, a hole peered through the clouds and Zeus walked through the clouds and approached Floresis and said “My great hero, for all you have done i yet begg you again to fight a beast” “Where is this beast located?” said Florisis. “This monster is said to wake up any minute now in the underworld”…

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    My goal in the staging of this scene is to wake up these aspects of the human condition for each audience member individual. These experiences are universal, although there are a million different ways to experience each one. My staging will take the audience through each aspect, even if they themselves cannot pinpoint exactly the sensation they are experiencing in a given moment. The world needs to be so immersive and alive that spectators can go through the emotional and physical processes of…

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    You see, the gods divided the world long ago to decide who controls what, but back then, there were no problems in the underworld. That is where people went when they died. Recently, however, the underworld has needed more intervention from the gods to stay secure and functional. So we need someone to run the underworld. None of the other gods have time to handle the growing problems in the underworld, and my son says you have all the skills necessary. As you demonstrated with this man here, you…

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    Heroes, villains, swashbucklers, and intense battles – they are common elements found in a Romance Narrative. Romance Narratives are easy to identify because they’re loaded with tropes and are constructed on a common structural foundation. The stages, which are contained within, exhibit the “before, during, and after” of the hero’s journey. Every hero’s journey is different. In the film, The Maze Runner (Wes Ball, 2014), the audience embarks on a quest from the hero, Thomas’ perspective. The…

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    Originating in Greek mythology, werewolves have been depicted as some of the most aggressive monsters in history. The tale of the first werewolf, then called “Lycaon” is found in Homer’s The Iliad. The beast, portrayed as a half-man half-wolf, highlights aggression and primitive instincts in humanity. Though rarely provoked, nearly every modern account of werewolf sightings involve the beast attempting to attack witnesses. Whether these sightings are fact or fiction, society has a fascination…

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    Markeus tried luring in the siren and threw the shell. While she momentarily became unconscious, Markeus used this opportunity and slayed the siren with the diamond encrusted silver sword. Meanwhile Arseren fell deeper and deeper into the ocean, Markeus swam up the throne, and saw the box of light. Joy and happiness was all he felt, it was a feeling he hasn’t felt before. After grabbing the box, Markeus swam out of the caves, and up towards the surface of the water. He then, stepped onto the…

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    Tartarus – “The infernal regions of ancient Greek and Roman mythology, or the lowest part of them; hence sometimes used for hell (Oxford English Dictionary).” Tartarus is an afterlife for the wicked where they are punished for their cruel behavior and tortured for all eternity. In other words, hell. The Maids' Tartarus is a paper mill where they are worked from dusk till dawn. With strict rules forbidding them from having a life outside of the factory, it is truly hell on earth. In “The…

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