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Homeric hymn to Demeter
Terms in this set (22)
Where does this myth start?
Persephone playing in a field (carefree environment)
What kind of flower lures Persephone?
What happens to Persephone?
She becomes Hades' wife
Who does Demeter ask first where Persephone went?
Who is Hekate?
underworld, death, supernatural, magic, moon cross-roads
Who does Demeter ask second where Persephone is?
Helios (sun god)
What does Helios tell Demeter?
that Zeus married Persephone to Hades
How does Demeter go to Eleusis?
disguised as a old woman
What does Demeter do in Eleusis?
tries to make Demophon immortal because she is grieving
What happens to the Earth when Demeter is grieving?
It starts to die
What does Hades give Persephone when he says she can go back to Demeter?
What do the pomegranate seeds mean?
Persephone will be with Demeter for half of the year and in the underworld for the other half
What is this myth explaining?
What do the narcissus flower and pomegranate seeds symbolize?
plants, life, joy, lures, sorrow, beauty
How does it fulfill cosmological explanations? (explaining the cosmos)
explanation of the seasons
How does it fulfill sociological? (validating behaviour)
how does it fulfill pedagogical?
major stages of a womans life
what does this myth charter?
what negative emotions are shown?
womens view towards arranged marriage
who started spiritual feminism/ goddess feminism?
who started the compensatory theory?
what did helene think this myth/rituals compensated for?
womens loss of personhood
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