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    Corresponding to the notion that one must worship all gods, one also should make sacrifices for the roles of every god. In Jason and the Argonauts, Jason is presented with opportunities to present sacrifices to the gods and present the importance to those who were willing to learn from the myth. Before the Argo set sail for Colchis, the Argonauts offered a traditional sacrifice to the god Apollo. Jason prays to Apollo “for a safe return to Greece under his personal guidance, which the god had promised at Delphi, and then vows further sacrifices upon their return”(Clauss, 1993). Jason is recognizing that he is human and in a way is beneath the gods so he has to portray respect and gratitude towards them. They then will see “the signs in the flame that reveal Apollo’s approval”(Clauss, 1993), and the god proves trustworthy throughout their journey as one night he lights up their path of dense dark fog. Jason and the Argonauts also exhibit proper behavior as when they mistakenly come into battle with King Cyzicus and the people of Doilones who were hospitable towards them, their emotions depict sadness and regret. In order to purify the evil they performed, they held funeral festivities to honor the dead as well as made sacrifices. Jason and the Argonauts choice, corresponds with the Greek values of appeasing the gods through…

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    Jason the legendary Greek hero most known for leading the Argonauts a band of strong brave men and the quest for the Golden Fleece. “Jason and the Argonauts were known to be the bravest and most adventurous group of men in all of ancient Greece” (Hudson). Jason though he was a mortal and was not connected to god he was under protection of the goddess Hera whose favours he had gained. Jason may not be talented or have any powers but he is still interpreted as a hero in Greek mythology, Jason’s…

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    All throughout my life, my stepfather Jason Sebastian has been my helping hand through the storm called life. When he came into my life I was four years old and he had his hands full. Not knowing what to expect, he was able to show me resilience. Even though Jason had taken over the role of my father at a very young age I don’t call him dad. I have gotten so used to calling him by his name that it has grown on me as a name but also as a meaning. Whenever I hear the name Jason I automatically…

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    Jason and the Argonauts There is no doubt, we all love heroes, superheroes, detectives, crime fighters, the young Jedi in Star Wars. We adore all the stories about these extraordinary people doing everything they can to save humanity. Whether it is in movies, TV shows, novels or comic books, these superheroes have now become an obsession. Just take a look at the story of Jason and the Argonauts. The journey of the argonauts can well be one of the Oldest adventure of Greek mythology. “It is a…

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    Medea did everything she could for Jason since she was in love with him. Medea betrayed her own family for Jason and in return he stabs her in the back. Jason used Medea to accomplish what he needed to accomplish for himself and when he couldn’t profit from her he left her. Medea was the daughter of Aeёtes, the King of Chalcis. She first met Jason when he came to her father’s kingdom looking for the Golden Fleece. Hera bribed Aphrodite to forge a love among Medea and Jason. Aeёtes said he would…

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    book characters. Jason Todd and Bucky Barnes are often considered so similar that they might as well be the same character. Jason Todd is a DC character created in March 1983 as a sidekick for Batman to replace his first prodigy, Dick Grayson. Bucky Barnes is a Marvel character created in March 1941 as a sidekick for Captain America. The two boys share several critical personality traits, but overall are very different. In Life James Buchannan “Bucky” Barnes was born March 9, 1925. Bucky’s…

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    Medea Feminist Analysis

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    Women were meant to stay at home and do chores or other womanly things like sew and raise children. They were never expected to speak up when a man made a decision that they did not agree with. They were supposed to take the back seat to their husbands. Medea was different, she didn’t sit back and let her husband treat her as an object that could be left in the corner and forgotten. She took a stand helping Jason on his quest and took revenge on him when he betrayed…

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    Does Medea Love Creon

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    vulnerability of three foolish men: Jason, Creon, and Aegeus to further her agenda. With manipulation, brutality, and scheming Madea successfully pinpointed and took advantage of each man’s weakness. Although it is perceived that Jason, the father of Medea’s sons, married Creusa for selfish reasons, Jason insisted that he did it out of his children’s best interest. His sacrifices for his children make it obvious that Jason somewhat cares for his sons. Medea discovers Jason’s love for their…

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    Medea Betrayal Theme

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    After reading the Introduction of Medea, multiple themes begin to emerge. The most prominent theme is betrayal. Medea’s husband, Jason, betrays her when he abandons her and takes another wife. Medea feels a hatred for Jason and wants him to “pay” for the pain he has caused her. But Medea also betrays her children. Mothers are supposed to care for their children and do everything they can to make sure their children live and have the best life possible. Medea betrays her children by not living up…

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    Medea's Revenge

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    Jason, son of Aeson and great-nephew of Athamas, was sent on a quest by King Pelias to bring back the Golden Fleece as part of his three labors to gain back his rightful place at the throne of Iolcus. The goddess Hera wanted revenge on Pelias for not honoring her, so she asked Jason to bring back Medea, daughter of Aeetis, as a means to bring down Pelias. Along with the help of the goddess Aphrodite and her son Eros, Jason was able to bring Medea back to Iolcus, after she committed several acts…

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