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The Ravishment of Persephone

Epistolary Lyric in the Siecle Des Lumieres (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)

by Julia K. De Pree

  • 334 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Poetry & poets: 19th century,
  • Poetry,
  • French prose literature,
  • French Prose,
  • Women authors,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • European - French,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Epistolary fiction, French,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Essays,
  • 18th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7973146M
    ISBN 100807892629
    ISBN 109780807892626

      The key elements of seasonal death and rebirth in Persephone's story are old themes that human populations around the globe have observed. In Babylonian mythology, for example, Tammuz (a god of. Persephone appears a choice for a Scions Divine Parent from the Second Book: Scion Demigod onwards.[citation needed] Persephone (played by Andrea Croton) appears in two episodes of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. In John C. Wright's Orphans of Chaos, "the Maiden", a title of Persephone's, is a candidate for the throne of Olympus after Zeus's.

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    archetype, there is the maiden or Kore figure who is not yet, but is soon to become, a wife or mother. Damsel or bride, she is innocent, beautiful, and ripe for marriage, as, for example, in the cases of Persephone and Psyche. The psychic significance of these three feminine in­ carnations, which occur with great frequency in myth.   Persephone took revenge on her husband’s mistress. Minthe become the unfortunate object of Persephone's wrath. Persephone began to step on minthe, beating the poor nymph with furious kicks. Minthe transformed into the mint plant, and with every tread of Persephone's foot, this plant released a delightful scent.


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