14_MythSisyphus

14_MythSisyphus - Whitney Tessers TMA 202 March 15, 2011...

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Whitney Tessers TMA 202 March 15, 2011 Prompt 14 “The Myth of Sisyphus” - Albert Camus 1. In 3-5 sentences, what is the myth of Sisyphus? (And here, I don’t mean the essay, but the actual story of the Greek man Sisyphus. You may already be familiar with the story from popular culture or other studies, or you may have only encountered it here. Either way, just retell the story.) (5) The story here discusses that opinions differ as to why Sisyphus became the laborer of the underworld – one story is that he was close to death and wanted to test his wife’s love for him and so he ordered her to put his body in the middle of a public square. He then awoke in the underworld and was annoyed at her obedience contrary to love. He talked the Gods into letting him go back to chastise his wife, and instead didn’t want to go back to the underworld. After much enjoyment of his world and avoiding the warnings of the Gods, Sisyphus was condemned to a life in the underworld of rolling a stone up a
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course TMA 202 taught by Professor Jones during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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