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Unformatted text preview: Throughout Greek myth, love creates deceitfulness between gods, it turns into hate and creates havoc for families as seen in Medea and just like in Ovid, love menaces the minds of the lovers. This love that menaces can be seen in some of the last words spoken by Thisbe, But I, too, command the force to face at least this task: I can claim love, and it will give me strength enough to strike myself. I even feel that the lioness that destroyed the plan of the lovers can be seen by Jungian as an archetype of this treacherous and deceitfulness of a character used to diverge original plans and create situations that confront people who have to go the extremes relieve the situation. What makes this story so relevant is that it captures what myth used to be by showing how a person orally tells a myth....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course CLAS 131 taught by Professor James during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07