The Archetype In Ancient Greek Mythology

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All people tell stories to explain their world. The stories I remember included witchcraft and voodoo. In depth, the Greeks told about gods and superpowers in myths. They used these to explain how their world functions. Let me give you three examples. In the myths Midas, the great musician and origin or seasons, the archetypes of explaining something, teaching a lesson and teaching a lesson, appear, which demonstrates their importance in ancient Greek culture. For example, in the myth “Midas” the archetype is teaching a lesson. In the story, Midas wished to Dionysus so he may have the power to make all he touches gold. He said to Dionysus, “Give me, suddenly. The power to turn all I touch gold. King Midas upon to Dionysus to grant him the power…show more content…
She was bitten by a snake. In order to save his love, he would need to access the underworld which is ruled by Hades to retrieve her soul. There weren’t any possible medication to save her, so she died. In addition, the origin of the seasons have a different archetype. Finally, in the myth “origin or the season” the archetype is explaining something about the world. As for the story, Demeter gets sad when her daughter leaves her. Her emotions alter the effect of the seasons or weather. (Quote from the book) “ For seven months or every year Persephone is lost to Demeter - 35, collidge. Persephone was captured by Hades. Her mother is sad because she isn’t with her. So she turns old and her emotions were sullen. In summary, the archetype in the myth “origin of the seasons” is explaining something about the world because we learn how the seasons came to be. Furthermore, in the myths, “Midas, the great musician and origin of the seasons” the archetypes of explaining something, teaching a lesson and explaining something appear which demonstrates their importance in ancient Greek culture. In conclusion, we read Greek myths because it entertains us and we sometimes question their creativity of these gods to explain how their world

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