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    Prometheus Bound

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    When choosing a play to produce for modern audiences, I searched through many production. However, the play I would reimagine is the Ancient Greek tragedy Prometheus Bound written by Aeschylus. The narrative of Prometheus tells the tale of Prometheus, a titan, who steals fire from the Gods to give to humans to further their society. For this act, Zeus condemns Prometheus to be chained to a rock and is tortured. While my production would not be a retelling of Prometheus’s story but rather a reimagining of the story to examine the life in urban communities. In my retelling, Prometheus will be the source material for an African American man which has been imprisoned for an unknown reason to the audience. The production would be spliced…

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    Prometheus Myths

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    As we all know, myths and legends are supernatural but splendid, which always bring us to a wonderful world with gods, kings, nymphs. This book is of no exception. Because it is written for children, it is shortened to fourteen brief stories, so we can read i it very quickly. After finished reading the all stories, I think the most miserable character is Prometheus, who stole fire from the throne of Zeus to his loved people. For this reason he was published brutally by Zeus, who had Prometheus…

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    Prometheus Bound Quotes

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    Aeschylus depicts the ancient myth of Prometheus in his play, “Prometheus Bound” by showing the aftereffects of the titan’s disobedience. In this portrayal, Prometheus is being punished by the unjust tyrant, Zeus. By analyzing the deeds of Zeus, it can be determined that the great king of the gods is an unfit leader. He acts on impulse and pride, with no consideration for long-term prosperity or even the welfare of those over which he rules. From the start of the play, evidence of Zeus…

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    Prometheus Bound Analysis

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    “Myths Presented by the tales of the Gods” . The tragedy of “Prometheus Bound” by Aeschylus discusses the story of Prometheus’s punishment for providing the human race with fire. According to Cupitt, “ a myth is “typically a tradition sacred story of anonymous authorship and archetypal or universal significance which is recounted in a certain community … it tells of the deeds of superhuman beings such as gods” (Maurizio 14). In the tragedy, we observe the Greek deity Prometheus being punished…

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    Titan Prometheus Archetype

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    Greek myths, and their archetypes, are an important aspect in ancient and modern literature. These myths have had a great influence on ancient and modern literature. Each Greek myth follows an archetype that explains the type of story, the hero of the story, and the conflict that the hero has to face. These archetypes appear in every type of story, ancient or modern. Archetypes are one of the most fundamental part of a story. In Greek mythology, the titan Prometheus helped the gods win a war…

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    At the first read The Modern Prometheus may appear a peculiar name for a book such as Frankenstein. This is because a scientist who brings life to a creature who becomes set to destroy him and a Greek Titan that gave mankind fire. One must delve a little deeper to reveal the truth behind the name and how Mary Shelley cleverly intertwined one of the most famous Greek myths with what was to become one of the most well known Gothic books of all time, Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus.Though…

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    Prometheus Research Paper

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    Man was created from clay by the hands of Prometheus. Prometheus was a Titan God who sided with Zeus in the war of the Titans and hence was not imprisoned in mount Tatarus. After Prometheus moulded man from clay Athena breathed life into man. Prometheus loved man and thought them his favourite creation, and because of this he made man stand upright as only the gods had done before. Here we understand that Prometheus was beginning to form what we known to be creation man in the image of a God.…

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    character Victor Frankenstein as the modern Prometheus. Mary Shelley was influenced by the greek god story, and her husband Percy Shelley work on Prometheus Unbound. As shown “Percy Shelley, began composing his work right around the same time Mary was publishing Frankenstein.” (Cultural History of Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus.) To animate new life were the aspiration of both these god and mortal. However, Prometheus had a fondness for his creation, he looked upon them, seeing them as his…

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    An Le Joyner English 4H 16 December, 2015 Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus Victor Frankenstein was an educated man who went beyond the boundaries of the human knowledge. In the book, the author, Mary Shelley, describes how everything changes around Frankenstein after his creation was left unnoticed. Some say that Victor and the Greek Titan, Prometheus, are similar, hence the subtitle of the book, The Modern Prometheus. But what makes both characters similar and how are they related? Both…

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    By writing this paper, I will illustrate the parallels between the famous Rockefeller family—specifically J.D. Rockefeller Jr.—and the mythic figure Prometheus of Greek mythology. I will also divulge on the parallels between both of their philanthropic actions for humanity, (although the Rockefellers have made more contributions to humans in New York City). For the conclusion, I will propose that Prometheus has been—and most likely will be—the most engaging model of philanthropy, which the…

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