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Unformatted text preview: • Hercules was sent to kill the Nemean Lion. The lion had skin that was impenetrable so no weapon could kill him. Hercules had to use his bare hands he strangled the lion. After he died, Hercules used the lions own sharp claws to take of the skin and create a cloak of impenetrable armor. He also often puts the lion’s head over his own head. Symbolizes, Hercules strength in defeating the lion and his new strength as a result of the cloak. Mermaid • Sheila-na-gig - Ancient Ireland symbol of fertility • Siren – Ancient Greek symbol of danger • Little mermaid – sire adaption, hair is sensual but only 1 fin, not sexual • Starbucks o Originally very sensual Sheila-na-gig and over time became more appropriate o “Addictive message put subtly” – warning of the caffine Story of the Greek Gods (in notes)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course ARTH 102 taught by Professor Gregg,c during the Fall '07 term at George Mason.
- Fall '07