Unformatted text preview: • Demeter and Dersephone • Persephone Hermes Hekate Demeter Moral allegory: represents an abstract concept • judgment of Paris-think about wisdom and politics • Hera Athena Aphrodite Hermes Paris Moral allegory: Odysseus and the Sirens-moral-don’t give into sexual temptation Historical Allegory: herakles and the Hydra • herakles took down 50 archers I. Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic approach to mythology • first major work: The Interpretation of Dreams • Oedipeus complex According to Freud: 1. suppressed childhood wishes surface in dreams 2. myths are like dreams 3. Terms: ID and Ego...
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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.
- Spring '08