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Unformatted text preview: -Hades deposited P next to her mother’s temple-Because P took a bite of the pomegranate she has to go back to Hades for part of the year-Eating food in a man’s home means engagement Orpheus – human musician-he played the lyre and was one of the best on earth-trees would uproot themselves to hear him play-The story begins at his wedding to Eurydice-Eurydice steps on a poisonous snake and dies-Orpheus went before the court of Hades and began to sing-Hades wept in sympathy, so he allowed her soul to follow Orpheus to the earth but Orpheus could not turn around and look-Orpheus began to doubt, and turned around. He saw her soul, but she was snatched back to the world of the dead because he looked back-Became a hater of women-A group of women killed him and tore him to pieces....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2010 for the course CLST 2090 taught by Professor Warga during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07