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    and was seduced by Circe. Both the nymph and sorceress were depicted as beautiful in Homer’s The Odyssey. However Odysseus chose to stay with his wife and take the difficult journey back to Ithaca. This illustrated his devotion for Penelope. Another primary evidence that supports how he loved his wife was that Calypso offered him immortality in exchange for his company. Odysseus chose to live a mortal life with a mere human over an eternal life with a beautiful nymph. Although Odysseus had an affair

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    Heroic Myths: Perseus

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    First, he is called to an adventure in which he is assigned to complete an impossible task. Then he is mentored by Athena, the goddess of wisdom, and assisted by the magical gifts given by the nymphs to overcome a monster. Using the advice and tools he has received on his journey, Perseus kills the monster with his wits by using the reflection of his shield instead of relying on brute force. On his road back home, Perseus commits a good deed

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    The Serpent-Vampire in Keats' Lamia

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    The Serpent-Vampire in Keats's Lamia The origin of the lamia myth lies in one of the love affairs of Zeus. The Olympian falls in love with Lamia, queen of Libya, which was, for the Greeks, the whole continent of Africa. When Hera finds out about their love, she destroys each of Lamia's children at birth. In her misery, Lamia withdraws to the rocks and caves of the sea-coast, where she preys on other women's children, eating them and sucking their blood. To recompense his mistress, Zeus gives

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    person does come to love the other in return, but the most common ending to the story is that it remains only the one in love while the other remains out. Ovid gives his readers several examples of unrequited love. But four of his finest show a god, a nymph, a cyclops, and a minor goddess being rejected and each dealing with rejection their own way. The first story of unrequited love is in the first book. It is the story of Apollo and Daphne, showing that even the gods can

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    Aphra Behn, a remarkable author who “‘…earned… [women]…the right to speak their minds’”, who was not afraid to speak her mind herself as evident in her works, and was a writer that aided in paving the way for women’s rights through the literature world (The Norton Anthology 2308). A majority of Behn’s works serve to further the voice of women in the oppressed society in which they were living in and this work being examined is no exception to this. The Disappointment serves as a perfect satiric

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    Zeus. Zeus is known for his countless love affairs. This not only reflects poorly on Zeus but on men as a whole. Here is this God who is suppose to be a role model for all mortals going about sleeping with hundreds of women, Gods, demi-gods and even nymphs. He is constantly giving into his urges, depicting men as weak creatures who need constant fulfillment of their primitive needs. One story of this is the tale of Io, who was a virgin priestess of Hera, this title made her off limits to Zeus. However

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    stand on a rock of Parnassus, and drew from his quiver two arrows of different workmanship, one to excite love, the other to repel it. The former was of gold and sharp pointed, the latter blunt and tipped with lead. With the leaden shaft he struck the nymph Daphne, the daughter of the river god Peneus, and with the golden one Apollo, through the heart. Forthwith the god was seized with love for the maiden, and she abhorred the thought of loving. Her delight was in woodland sports and in the spoils of

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    The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful There was no shortage of powerful female characters throughout the Archaic world. In fact, many of the most widely renowned figures in history are found in the works of Homer and other authors from this time period. These women often play an influential—and essential—role in the story. However, despite the presence of multiple powerful and strong-willed women in works such as Homer’s Odyssey, the most significant of these characters were created as hinderences

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    Parnassus Research Paper

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    Fig. 42. Relief of Satyrs Glyptothek Munich, with two Satyrs with an altar standing between them; above them is a nymph cortege and a little hekateion. Attica, 2nd century B.C.; from the heritage of the King Otto of Greece. Amount this area, Parnassus consists as a mountain of limestone in central Greece that towers above Delphi, north of the Gulf of Corinth. Calculatingly, it occurs as the highest mountain in central Greece, which retains its snow during the greater part of the year, and its

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    Papers On Lyme Disease

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    ] Lyme Disease is transmitted by the western black legged tick, black legged tick or the deer tick. ‘In many cases, Lyme Disease is transmitted by ticks in the nymph stage because they're very small and much harder to detect than an adult ticks.” Ticks can be as small as 2mm which is why it is difficult to see them. When in the nymph stage the bite is not felt making it harder to detect. An adult is much bigger and usually is felt before they even get a chance to transmit the bacteria.

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