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1. Who was Hercules? Hercules, son of Zeus and champion of humankind 2. Why was he consumed by grief? The goddess Hera, who hated Hercules for being born of her husband’s adultery, had stricken him with a temporary curse of madness. And his own family were the casualties. 3. What was his path to atonement? His path to atonement lay with his cousin, King Eurystheus of Tiryns, a favorite of Hera's. Eurystheus hoped to humiliate Hercules with ten impossible tasks that pitted him against invincible monsters and unfathomable forces 4. In the unit, you learned about the twelve elements of a hero’s journey. Identify and briefly explain the twelve elements in the myth of Hercules from the video. If an element isn’t present, explain your reasoning for why the element isn’t present. In the video, many of the twelve elements are present, but some are missing. The ones present are as follows.

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