Unformatted text preview: Stories of Tiresias’ blinding – sides with Zeus over Hera on question of who gets more sexual pleasure, men or women. Tiresias also comes upon Artemis while she bathes. Callisto=nymph, huntress, associated with Diana. Raped by Jupiter, who takes the form of Diana to get close to her. She is shamed, but continues with Diana’s group. Discovers she is pregnant. Diana is disgusted and sends her away ==not forgiving. General dislike of men. Lesbian themes? Myth of Orion – famous hunter. Tries to rape Artemis. She springs a giant scorpion out of the earth to sting him. Contradictory: Responsible for the protection of animals, but also for killing them. Not connected with sexuality, but connected with childbirth. Said to have been born first and helped Leto with birth of Apollo....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course C C 303 taught by Professor Faulkner during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '07