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Greek Midterm Study - Midterm Study Notes From Notes 4/4 According to Freud 1 suppressed childhood wishes surface in dreams 2 myths are like dreams

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Midterm Study Notes From Notes: 4/4 According to Freud: 1. suppressed childhood wishes surface in dreams 2. myths are like dreams Terms: ID and Ego 4/6 heisod’s theogony -theme is the rise of Zeus Generations: Gaia/ouranos Rhea/Kronos Zeus/Metis and Hera Hesiod, the Muses, and Mt. Helikon -Hesiod runs into muses, singing perfect music and dancing, tell Hesiod he is bad In the Beginning… chaos-gap [opening to nothingness] Gaia-earth [water, planet, etc.] Tartaros-underworld Eros-sexual desire o Ie you don’t understand darkness until you understand light sexual production: the first generation [Ouranos, Gaia, Kronos] -cut off testicles, blood falls fromskies and produce the Furies * testicles produced Aphrodite Succession Crisis: The Next Generation [Kronos] Kronos plan: eat his children to prevent incest of children with wife Women control birth and have Gile Rhea convinced Kronos to swallow a rock instead of Zeus Del phi: stone representing divine rock that came out when Kronos threw up No male reign will last Zeus vs. Titans defeats Typhoeus swallowed Metis and became smart Birth of Athena [Zeus] w/ Metis
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Zeus wants to overthrow role of women, will not let daughters marry and will remain virgins o Women goddesses desexed, male dominant society 4/9 Zeus vs. Typhoeus: water creature attacked by Zeus Hercules vs. Hydra: Hercules is son of Zeus, attacks water creature o Conclusion: you have to fight water creature to establish dominance Prometheus’ trick: human and divine portions, we are meat eaters b/c we tricked the gods into only eating the bones and fat Gods retaliate: Zeus takes fire away from us, now we eat raw meat like animals
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course GREEK MYTH 40 taught by Professor Galluci during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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Greek Midterm Study - Midterm Study Notes From Notes 4/4 According to Freud 1 suppressed childhood wishes surface in dreams 2 myths are like dreams

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