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Unformatted text preview: and roast under bones. Zeus picked the best-looking one, the one that contained the fat. He was furious when he learned Prometheus and man had tricked him. For this trick that Prometheus played on him, he sentenced Prometheus to be chained to a rock for all of time and every day have a vulture come and eat out his liver. Every night though his liver would grow back because he was immortal. Finally Hercules came and saved Prometheus from his punishment. This myth represents how we obtained fire. Fire symbolizes life, light, and power. Without fire we wouldnt be able to cook our food, make machines like cars and airplanes, or be able to see that well. Fire is the result of almost every thing around you. For example your heater, oven, and fire place. So if you ever wonder where fire came from you can thank Prometheus....
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 14231 taught by Professor Bissett during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Plano.
- Spring '11