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Unformatted text preview: Jason abandons medea and his chil. Medea helps Jason on his quest for the Golden Fleece w/ magic. She kills their kids, Creon and Creon daughter. Pelias, wicked half-uncle sends him on quest.boil uncle to dealth..turning him younger//comparison w/ iliad: Achilles v odysseus, bronze v wise. Iliad-rage-tragic ody-speak memory-appeal to a hight power-comic. Not in sequential order.// competition-ody as a survivor, in Iliad he is a seeker of glory. Laertes- ody father. Themes—moral responsibility:Z says human’s probs r their own fault. Mortals blame gods for their stupidity. God wins in the end. hospitality. Father-son. Looming crisis-suitors. Meneleus’ fate to never die. Not happy being w/ Helen forever, she has control and he knows what shes up to. mene doesn’t have a choice but ody does.// calypso offer of immortality to stay w/ her- he chooses family and mortality,and a mortal wife so he has an id. Phaeacians- 2 olive trees,one wild other planted. Repr. World of adv. And the real world. Nausicaa-qeen of Phaeacians- 2 olive trees,one wild other planted....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.
- Spring '07