Gilbert murray another scholar of the late 1800s also

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Gilbert Murray, another scholar of the late 1800s, also considered myth and ritual in  Greek Mythology. Murray associated tragedy of the ancient myth stories with myth and ritual.  He expanded that myth and ritual could been seen in tragedies such as Oedipus the King, Medea  and Electra. He continued with the idea of birth and rebirth of the Gods, which can be seen from 
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the theory of John Frazer. Murray believed that the myths followed a pattern, which can be  distinguished in the ancient story of Orpheus and the Brazilian film the Black Orpheus. Part II Explanation of The Black Orpheus original myth     In ancient Greece, Orpheus, son of the God Apollo and muse Calliope was known as a great  musician. He used his music to conquer a beautiful girl named Eurydice. He falls and marries  Eurydice, but the love story turns tragic. The day of the wedding to Orpheus, she is chased by  Aristaeus. As she tries to escape from him, she stumbles across a poisonous snake. Orpheus is  left destroyed by the death of his wife. He uses his music to conquer the underworld Goddesses, 
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who allow him to recover Eurydice. However, there is a condition, they must not look back as  they exit the underworld. As they exit the underworld, Orpheus forgets about the pact and looks  back to see Eurydice. He loses Eurydice forever and dies in the hands of Maenads women.      In 1959, a French director named Marcel Camus decided to convert this Greek mythological  story into a film. The film tittle the Orfeu Negro or the Black Orpheus takes place in the favelas 
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