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    Theseus Myths

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    typically the most well-known and modernized myths because of their high-action and fast-paced themes. The movie Immortals is a modern interpretation of the legend of Theseus that contains some truth, but also has missing parts or modified scenes. The purpose of this paper will be to explore the contemporary adaptation of Theseus and evaluate…

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    Theseus Hero

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    Theseus is a Hero Theseus, son of Aegeus, king of Athens. The young man who killed the Minotaur, shows many attributes of a hero. Through many acts of bravery, opportunities to display one's bravery, as well as love for mankind, Theseus is an excellent example of a hero. First off, when the 14 young noble citizens were being compelled to go in the labyrinth with the minotaur, King Minos was deciding who would go “and his son Theseus had chosen to be among them”(Donaldson 18). This means that…

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    Theseus The King

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    The myth where Theseus arrives in Athens after completing the six labors would be a good fit for a Tragedy because it fits many of the common features of Athenian theater by itself or with small adjustments. This myth could be part of a trilogy with one of the labors as the first part, this myth as the second and then the minotaur myth as the last installment. Also the whole play could take place at the castle to keep the unity of place. It would also include conflicting positions between…

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    Theseus: A Hero Analysis

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    Suzanne Collins’s acclaimed novel, The Hunger Games, Theseus, a well known Greek hero, offered to be one of the tributes of a situation that could potentially end his life. In his case, Theseus voyaged on a quest to the Labyrinth to slay the Minotaur and free the other tributes. All four heroes in Edith Hamilton’s Mythology show traits and features that display their unworthiness to named a hero. Nevertheless, these heroes also exhibit extremely admirable qualities. However, one of them deserves…

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    Greek myths like Theseus and the Minotaur are a huge influence on both Ancient Greek society and the modern world. Greek deities like Zeus, Apollo, and Athena are widely recognized thanks to the long lasting effect of the Greek culture. The Ancient Greeks valued attributes such as loyalty, courage, wits, justice, and morality. Theseus, the eponymous protagonist of Edith Hamilton’s The Cruel Tribute, exemplifies the cultural values of the bygone society of Greece. In the classic myth, Minos,…

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    Theseus and the Bully Theseus was an ordinary boy living an ordinary life until the day his world was turned upside down by a fast food chain. You see, he was strolling along a quaint park one sunny morning and happened to meet a man that looked quite like Theseus himself. "Good day to you, sir!" Theseus cheerfully greeted the man. The stranger turned around and gasped. "Could it be? The boy I have been searching for my whole life?" he cried out, giving Theseus a…

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    saves people and spars with the gods. In Theseus, the hero accomplishes all these different obstacles to reach his goal. In the beginning of the story, I did not really enjoy it, as it started out a little boring. After Theseus begins his quest, it gets to be more exciting and fascinating. My impression of this story and of the hero, Theseus, changed from limited interest to admiration and finally to disgust. The beginning of the story, Theseus, was not that interesting. One would think…

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    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 for a Greek tragedy as there is the needed…

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    hunger Games Vs. Theseus Theseus and the hunger games are very similar. Both the hunger games and in the myth of theseus tributes are sacrificed to a higher power. It was based on saving a society that was struggling to deal with a higher power. King Minos sent his only son to fight a very dangerous bull, but he ended up dying. King Minos was very upset and now every nine years the people of athens had to send in seven girls and seven boys to confront the minotaur.Their reasoning was more…

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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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