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Unformatted text preview: o Central Elements and Themes Folktale motifs • Short-sighted wish (Semele, Midas) • Vengeful Stepmother (Hera) Resistance to God • Madness, destruction o Cult of Dionysus Enthusiasmos: “Being filled with the god” (Enthusiasm) Extasis (ecstasy) “standing outside oneself” Sparagmos and Omophagia o God of Theater Tragedy- tragos (‘goat’) + ode (‘song’)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course CLT 4451 taught by Professor Andrewnichols during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '11