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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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- Fall '07
- Greek Mythology, Nemean Lion, Saint Catharine, Stories/Myths Biblical Crucifixion, Lion • Hercules