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    On the surface Kali appears to be a goddess of many contradictions. She is both loving and terrifying; a creator and a destroyer; a mother and a warrior (Cadwell 1998, p. 196). It is only upon further inspection does one realise that Kali’s power is in fact drawn from the union of these opposites. A singular portrayal of the goddess will in no way representative of who Kali truly is. She must always be properly contextualised to truly understand her power and functionality as a goddess (McDermott 1998, p. 301). So while these traits may at first appear to be different pieces of art in the same Kali themed gallery exhibition, they are in fact just different sections of the same painting. The two sections can be viewed separately; however, it…

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    Women In Mejica Culture

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    Women are the centerpiece of Mejica culture as evidenced by the temezcal, the women’s holy place at Tepeyac, Cosmic Mother religion, Coatlicue, and Tonantzin Guadalupe. All of the aforementioned topics revolve around women in that they either are women, resemble their anatomy, or are meant for women. A temezcal is a Nahuat word that translates to bath house. They were very prominent throughout southern and central Mexico in many towns, no matter the size of the town. For the Mejica, cleanliness…

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    Venus Research Paper

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    Rough Draft In mythology Venus was the goddess of love, sex and beauty. She was the Roman counterpart to the Greek goddess Aphrodite. However, Roman Venus had many abilities beyond Aphrodite. She was a goddess of victory, fertility, and even prostitution. This paper will inform you much about the goddess of beauty and love, about her descendants and loves, Her times of worship and coming to Rome and her many showings in art. Family Venus had two main divine lovers her husband Vulcan…

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    In “The Story of An Hour” by Kate Chopin, the main character and protagonist Mrs. Mallard experiences a spiral of emotions, from shock to freedom from her role as a wife; after learning of her husband’s sudden death. This story takes place in the era when women were known as just a wife and mother. In addition, the narrator starts with assuring the reader of Mrs. Mallard’s heart condition; which makes her appear weak from the start. This story expresses on what people know about freedom and…

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    and make rules. They see women as marriage material and mothers. In The Epic of Gilgamesh and in Persepolis women status are clear. They are considered less important and powerful compared to men. However, in both stories women are a great value in the world. They are powerful, nurturing, and temptation. In the stories these feminine qualities are displayed and the overall strength women possess. Women are nurturing and caring. In The Epic of Gilgamesh and Persepolis, they show the nurturing…

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    Have you ever wondered who makes people fall in love? Who blesses people with beauty? If you have, according to Greek Mythology, it's Aphrodite. She is the goddess of love and beauty. In this paper, you will learn about her background, her area of expertise, and a few heroes she has blessed and a few she has cursed. Aphrodite has an interesting family. First off all she was never a baby. When Cronus, a titan, and his brothers finally defeated Ouranos, their father, they chopped him up and threw…

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    “A goddess is a woman who breaks the mold, she’s who she wants to be… And she offers no apologies.” In greek mythology, there appear to be several different gods and goddesses each owning their own unique statistic(s). Gods and goddesses were immortals looked up to by mortals; mortals praised and worshipped them. Goddesses were powerful woman who were flawless and thought the world of themselves; this was normal. The authoritative voice these figures had on mortals was mind blowing. Athena,…

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    During the time of martilinear the bloodline and the religion were traced through the mother because it was always known who the mother was because she had the baby. The trust of the mother’s word was the only thing that they had to ensure that the father was actually the father. So, during the time of patriarchy they looked at women as private property as well as their children. The values of individuals were defined by the property they own and pass on to their heirs which were usually their…

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    of the traditional tarot images. The Tarot of Sacred Feminine deck has its own take. This deck bases its images on various myths and legends about female deities. The Strength card in this deck is based on the Celtic goddess Artio. Artio is the Celtic goddess of the hunt whose name means bear. Artio is traditional Celtic lore is considered to be a goddess of abundance and a protector of nature. She also has the ability to transform into a bear. In the Strength card in this deck Artio stands in…

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    Aphrodite was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. Unlike other gods and goddesses; Aphrodite has two completely different stories of origin that end with her in the same place, Mount Olympus. The first is that she was the daughter of one of Zeus's many affairs with women, but in this case it was with Dione who was the goddess of the oak tree. The second and most famous story is that when Cronus had slain his father Uranus and threw his male genitalia into the sea, it dissolved into…

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