In-class~ The Rape of Persephone class discussion
HW~ NONE...HAVE A FANTASTIC BREAK!
In-class~ Read Demeter and Persephone (pg. 15 World Mythology) and prepared discussion questions (see below).
In this myth we learn more about Demeter, Hades, and Zeus. What do we learn about their character and nature? Support ideas with quotes.
How is the vengeance of Demeter described differently than that of Hera? Why is this important?
This myth is representative of the cyclical nature of life: life, death, and rebirth. How is this personified in the myth? Why would this theme be important to the ancient Greek world?
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