Chapter 9-11 - 6. What do the female followers of Dionysus...

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Chapter 9 1. Why did Hades take Persephone? 2. What was Zeus's role? 3. Which 2 gods helped Demeter find out what happened? 4. Where did Demeter go when she was in mourning? 5. What did she tell Celeus to do when his wife intervened in her plan? 6. Who went to retreive Persephone from Hades? 7. What trick did Hades play on Persephone, with what result? 8. What two things does the "Hymn to Demeter" help explain? 9. Briefly describe the importance of Cybele (Magna Mater). Chapter 10 1. Who was Dionysus's mother? What happened to her? 2. Why did Dionysus wander in the East? What did Cybele do for him? 3. Bacchae are ___. 4. What did Dionysus do to the pirates and why? 5. Why did Pentheus resist Dionysus's arrival in Thebes?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. What do the female followers of Dionysus do in the woods? 7. How does Dionysus humiliate Pentheus? 8. What happens to Pentheus? Why did Dionysus want this result to come about? 9. Explain Dionysus's connection to theatre. Chapter 11 1. Why does Odyssey want to visit the dead? 2. Describe what the dead are like in Homer. 3. Tantalus and Sisyphus are _____. 4. Explain what happened to Eurydice. Why did Orpheus want to bring her back? 5. What happened when Orpheus visited the underworld? 6. Summarize what Plato describes as the afterlife in "Myth of Er." 7. How is Aeneas's journey to the realm of the dead different from Odysseus's? 8. Why does Aeneas need to visit the underworld? Whom does he see there?...
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Chapter 9-11 - 6. What do the female followers of Dionysus...

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