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    interpretations. A different explanation of this myth describes that Hades raped and then kidnapped Persephone. Ceres turned this world barren just like what happens in winter .After some time she found her daughter, but until then Persephone ate the seven seeds of pomegranate and that turned her into a fertile woman ready to continue the circle of life on this world. Tatjana Pavlov writes in this context Persephone is raped and carried off by Hades into the Underworld. Her mother, Ceres, the goddess of fields

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    The Beautiful Persephone

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    Beautiful Persephone Mythology is the study of myths, why they were created, and how the stories explain things, normally nature related happenings (Matyszak 6). Myths explain the old cultures view on the world and other conflicts. They usually include a conflict with a few gods or goddesses or creatures and the ending result is what "creates" the happening in the world (Matyszak 6). Persephone is important because she is what, indirectly, caused the seasons to change. The myth of Persephone starts

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    Hades and Persephone, everyone who knows something of Mythology is familiar with the myth. Hades is god of the underworld and Persephone, or Kore as her mother refers to her, meaning ‘maiden’ in Greek or ‘girl’ as mentioned in the book, in the language of mages, goddess of vegetation, and queen of the underworld. Hades, being lonely in the underworld asks’ his brother, god of the sky, Zeus to help him get Persephone, who he has fallen in love with. Zeus agrees to help Hades capture his daughter and

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    In two amazing poems, both poets make allusions to the myth of Persephone. The myth of Persephone tells of her kidnap by Hades, the God of the Underworld. She is then fated to spend one-third of the year in the underworld as Hades’ bride because she consumed pomegranate seeds. This myth appears frequently as a metaphor not only in “The Pomegranate” and “The Bistro Styx,” but in many others as well. In both poems, the myth of Persephone is used to symbolize the mother-daughter relationships. In “The

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    immortals that both wanted to posses a lovely goddess... I. Persephone-also known as Proserpina in Rome(1, 2, 6, 7, 8 ) A. Only child of Zeus and Demeter B.Grew up on Mount Olympus C.Innocent goddess of spring and nature’s bounty→ (transitions to) the Queen of the Underworld later II. Demeter- also known as Ceres in Rome( 1, 2, 8 ) A. Domain/ Territory of Control: Agriculture, fertility, harvest B. Zeus’ sister C. adores her daughter Persephone- very protective of her III. Hades-also known as Dis

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    Compare or contrast two major female fertility deities as to character, activities and role in the myth. In the myths of the ancient world, a great deal of importance is placed on the rhythmical cycle of birth, maturity, death and rebirth. Ancient agrarian people observed the world around them, and from this observation they realized that their lives as well as every other living thing on this planet was a part of an intricate continuing cycle. Everything withered and died, but not before reproducing

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    untimely death parallels the myth of Persephone and her decent into the Underworld as Hades’ queen. In Greek Mythology, the young Persephone, daughter of Demeter, was chosen by Zeus to be a companion to Hades in the Underworld. Hades kidnapped Persephone when she was picking flowers, specifically the narcissus, and brought her to the Underworld. Demeter, the goddess of grain searched all over the world to find her beloved daughter. While she was searching for Persephone, she neglected the crops and the

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    been inspired by Greek mythology, like the myth of Persephone. While picking flowers, the attractive Greek goddess Persephone was abducted and raped by Hades, the God of the underworld. Persephone’s mother, Demeter, frantically searching to retrieve her daughter, who was held captive in the underworld, forbade the earth to produce, so nothing was growing on its surface during that time. Zeus finally put an end to this quarrel by obliging Persephone to stay for one third of the year with her new husband

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    inspiration from other works of literature to illustrate their story. Even if one is not an expert on Greek Mythology, one must take notice and appreciate the striking resemblance between The Garden Party and The Myth of Persephone. Laura is Katherine Mansfield’s depiction of Persephone as the former loses her innocence by witnessing death. On the surface, both tales begin in a natural, ideal setting that implies a tragedy will come along to spoil it. Essentially, the short story and the myth both portray

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    a god who was both keeper of souls and eternal punisher. Despite their many cultural differences the Greek Goddess Persephone and the Nordic Goddess Hel, both Queens of the Underworld, personify the divide and the unity of life and death through their physical appearance, their seemingly cruel treatment of heroes, and the importance of water in their otherworldly domains. Persephone appears in Greek mythology as

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