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Jane Hellen Harrison

Cambridge Ritualists

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Arnold Van Gennep

Rites of passage for societal cohesion

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Ken Dowden

Girls/Boys get different rites of passage to represent their societal split

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Nietzsche

tragedy is a celebration of the ectasy of the moment because it reflects nihilism

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Phrygian Great Mother/Cybele

Boundary goddess, Artemis

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Ephesian Artemis

Anatolian/Greek Hybrid. Less virginial but not quite fertility. Bumps not boobs, testicles/gemstones instead

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Xenophone's Ephesian Tale

Artemis procession

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Ovid's story of Daphne/Artemis

Turned into a tree for eternal Virginity
Feminists examine from Daphne's POV
Wood = boring married life

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Anthesteria

Dionysus 3-day wine festival

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Victor W. Turner

Limial stage involves allot of non-traditional actinos
Suspended duties

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Eric Csapo

Dionysian masks are used in the limial stage
You aren't yourself, you are the mask

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Attis

Connected to Dionysus
Phrygian
Possibly head-priest of Cybele

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Froma Zeitlin

1960s was social upheavel = Dionysus

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5 Traits of Greek Heros

1. Man whom has died
2. Extraordinary deeds, may or may not be moral
3. Premature/Violent/Mysterious death
4. Grave worship
5. Cults = Immortality

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Cleomedes

Kills wrestling opponent and 60 children. Vanishes after being stoned

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Prop

Outlines 31 things, that always happen in order but not all are always present, that happen in Fairy Tales

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Charilla

Suicide Heroine

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Opheltes

Child hero strangled byh a snake. Nemean Games

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Hecuba

Queen of Troy, becomes a dog rather than be Odysseus's slave

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Raglan

The Hero: A Study in Tradition. Myth and Drama

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Margaret Garner

Escaped slave that tried to kill her children to spare them slavery

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Countee Cullen

African American Poet
Medea was racially opressed

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W.H. Auden

Hero's Quest
Hero's Journeys represents the inner realities of the reader

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6 Parts to the Hero's Quest

1. Precious object/person to be found
2. Long journey
3. Hero himself
4. Trials for the hero
5. Guardians of the Object the hero must defeat
6. Human/Animal helpers that offer assistance

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Monsters

Blur between human and beast
Live "outside" civilization

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Medusa as Mother

Gives birth to Pegasus and Chrysor

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Perseus

Kills Gorgons
Flies over Libya
Meets Atlas
Andromeda in Ethiopia

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Bellaphron

Son of Glaucus, king of Corinth
Exiled for murder
Reject's Proteus's wife
Iobates sends him to slay the Chimera to kill him
Kills the Chimera, Solymoi, and Amazons
Marries Iobates's daughter

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Jason

Pure mortal (favored of Hera and Athena)
Argos builds him a ship from prophetic oak to find the golden fleece
Lemnos (Wives killed husbands), Argonauts impregnate
Saves Phineus from the Harpies
King of Colchis, Aeetes refuses to give him the fleece
3 Trials:
Yoke fire breathing ox + plow
Defeat dragon-tooth warriors
Defeat the dragon
Return: Meet Circe, Sirens, Charybdis
Defeat Talos

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Passive Heros

Odysseus, smart

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C.P. Cavafy

"Ithaca"

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Joseph Campbell

Hero's Journey theory
Hero with a Thousand Faces

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Bearden

Black Odysseus

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Christopher Jones

New Heros (Social/Civil acts vs war)

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Hall's Alternative 6 Traits of a Quest Hero

1. Protag of a story NOT about sex/marriage/parenthood
2. Travel far
3. Relationship with deity
4. Moral/Intellectual authority
5. Courageous/Leadership
6. Role model for others

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Lee R Edwards

Tries to create a new definition for a heroine
Focus on how their motiviations are often about love
Women are "marginals"

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Psyche

Wife of Eros, mother of Joy
Mortal made immortal