Greek Myth 053007

Greek Myth 053007 - Greek Myth 053007 Freud and the...

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Greek Myth 053007 Freud and the Psychoanalytic Approach Myths, like dreams, allow the expression of unconscious, usually repressed, ideas in a conventional and socially sanctioned form unconscious fantasies are embodied in al myths Back to the Beginning: Childhood Initiation separation liminal zone reintegration Ritual Initiation: Death and Rebirth Psychological change Combines elements of childhood initiaton stories [Persephone and mom] Herakles, big and brawny ultimate bie hero labors transform him from hero to god=divine worship Ionians [frilly dress] vs. Dorians [simplicity] 12 laborers of Herakles and the temple of Zeus, Olympia hundreds of stories for Herakles at Olympia they built a temple, sculpted with myths, only room for 6 on each side [12 laborers of Herakles] Laborers of Herakles: ultimate dorian hero Myths are used and manipulated for political and social reasons Herakles and Hera other important figures: 1.
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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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