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English Literature Mythology
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Hades
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... king of all gods... Special power: cont…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... Jealous protector of marriage... goddes…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... god of sea, earthquakes, and horses…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... ruler of the dead; god of the underw…
Zeus
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... king of all gods... Special power: cont…
Hera
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... Jealous protector of marriage... goddes…
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English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Arachne
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
a mortal who was a great weaver and very proud (arrogant) of…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Aphrodite / Venus
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
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AP English Literature Mythology Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
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AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
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Mythological Allusions AP English Literature
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to wind; god who was Keeper of the Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light: known…
Achilles' Heel
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
Mythological Allusions AP English Literature
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to wind; god who was Keeper of the Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light: known…
Achilles' Heel
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
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AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Ares / Mars
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
god of warfare
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Aphrodite / Venus
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
40 terms
AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
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AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
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AP English Literature: Biblical/Mythological Terms
Creation
Cain and Abel
Noah
David and Goliath
The bringing into of existence of the universe as an act of G…
The story of the sons of Adam and Eve, in which the eldest br…
According to a story in Genesis, he made an ark that saved hi…
A biblical account, in which David killed Goliath with a slin…
Creation
The bringing into of existence of the universe as an act of G…
Cain and Abel
The story of the sons of Adam and Eve, in which the eldest br…
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AP English mythological and literature allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one of the great greek heroes of the trojan war. When he was…
someone with a handsome face and gorgeous body. He was loved…
used to describe music that is produced by the effect of wind…
He is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemi…
Achilles' heel
one of the great greek heroes of the trojan war. When he was…
Adonis
someone with a handsome face and gorgeous body. He was loved…
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AP English Literature: Biblical/Mythological Terms
Creation
Cain and Abel
Noah
David and Goliath
The bringing into of existence of the universe as an act of G…
The story of the sons of Adam and Eve, in which the eldest br…
According to a story in Genesis, he made an ark that saved hi…
A biblical account, in which David killed Goliath with a slin…
Creation
The bringing into of existence of the universe as an act of G…
Cain and Abel
The story of the sons of Adam and Eve, in which the eldest br…
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Literature Mythology
Zeus
Hera
Athena
Hades
The supreme ruler of the gods. Lord of the Sky and wielder of…
The protecter of marriage and of married women. The wife and…
The daughter of Zeus. The protector of civilized life, handic…
God of the the dead and the underworld.
Zeus
The supreme ruler of the gods. Lord of the Sky and wielder of…
Hera
The protecter of marriage and of married women. The wife and…
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Literature Mythology
Allusion
Situational Irony
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
a reference to something famous
something happens that directly contradicts strong expectations
word that are used to say the opposite
the reader or audience knows something that the characters or…
Allusion
a reference to something famous
Situational Irony
something happens that directly contradicts strong expectations
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AP English Literature Mythological Allusions (Greek/Roman)
Agamemnon*
Amazons*
Antigone*
Aphrodite / Venus*
the king of Mycenae or Argos, son of King Atreus and Queen Ae…
members of a race of women warriors
daughter of Oedipus, King of Thebes, and his mother, Jocasta;…
goddess of love, beauty, and fertility (and spring and bloom)…
Agamemnon*
the king of Mycenae or Argos, son of King Atreus and Queen Ae…
Amazons*
members of a race of women warriors
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Literature mythology
Myths
Zeus
Poseidon
Hera
Stories of a special kind create to give values to people pla…
King of the gods
Zeus's brother God of the ocean
Zues's wife queen of the gods
Myths
Stories of a special kind create to give values to people pla…
Zeus
King of the gods
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mythology: literature
zeus
poseidon
hera
athena
King of the gods. He is sometimes angry at the behavior of Go…
zeus's brother. god of the ocean and earthquakes
zeus's wife. Queen of the gods, guardian of marriage
daughter of Zeus. She is the goddess of wisdom and war, patri…
zeus
King of the gods. He is sometimes angry at the behavior of Go…
poseidon
zeus's brother. god of the ocean and earthquakes
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literature mythology
gaea
uranus
chaos
eros
primordial god the earth she
primordial god sky
primordial god state of being
primordial god the desire to reproduce
gaea
primordial god the earth she
uranus
primordial god sky
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literature mythology
hades
persephone
demeter
eros
king of underworld
demotes fav daughter
grain goddess
archer love god
hades
king of underworld
persephone
demotes fav daughter
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Mythology (literature)
Zeus
Poseidon
Hera
Athena
King of the gods he sometimes is angry at the behaviour God s…
Zeus's brother god of the ocean and of the earthquakes he is…
Zeus's wife queen of the gods guardian of marriage she is a g…
Daughter of Zeus born it said from his brain when he had a ba…
Zeus
King of the gods he sometimes is angry at the behaviour God s…
Poseidon
Zeus's brother god of the ocean and of the earthquakes he is…
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Literature mythology
Apollo
Athena
Cronus
Cyclopes
Artemis' twin, turned into dolphin, and leta is his mom
Came from Zeus' head, goddess of war and strategy, and Metis…
Titan, was ruler over all until defeated by Zeus, eat childre…
Created Gaea, guard Tartarus, gave big gods gifts
Apollo
Artemis' twin, turned into dolphin, and leta is his mom
Athena
Came from Zeus' head, goddess of war and strategy, and Metis…
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Literature Mythology
natural phenomenon
myth
Mythological Hero
myth characteristic
anything that occurs in nature
a traditional story passed orally used to explain something
main character in a myth
involves a supernatural being or unlikely event
natural phenomenon
anything that occurs in nature
myth
a traditional story passed orally used to explain something
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Literature Mythology
Adonis
Arachne
Cerberus
Chaos
Moral youth loved by Aphrodite for his beauty. Later killed b…
Weaver, challenged Athena and won. Turned her into a spider,…
three headed dog watching the entrance to Hades
void which came into being before anything else
Adonis
Moral youth loved by Aphrodite for his beauty. Later killed b…
Arachne
Weaver, challenged Athena and won. Turned her into a spider,…
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Literature Mythology
Minotaur
Crete
Hades
Hera
Half bull half human creature
Town where minotaur lives and they have to send 14 people ove…
Zeus's brother who is god of the underworld
Zeus's wife who is also a god
Minotaur
Half bull half human creature
Crete
Town where minotaur lives and they have to send 14 people ove…
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mythology- literature
king midas
brown
hyacinthus narcissus adonis
dionysus
what king held icarus and daedalus captive
what color is arachne
the 3 mortals turned into flowers
most mortal-like god
king midas
what king held icarus and daedalus captive
brown
what color is arachne
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GRADE 8 / ENGLISH LITERATURE / TERM 1 / GREEK MYTHOLOGY
GODDESS OF LOVE
GODDESS OF HUNT
GODDESS OF HARVEST
GOD OF DEATH
APHRODITE
ARTEMIS
DEMETER
HADES
GODDESS OF LOVE
APHRODITE
GODDESS OF HUNT
ARTEMIS
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literature mythology
what scenes did Arachne weave in her t…
how was Athena disquised before she ap…
why did Aphrodite help Pygmalian
why didn't the parents of Pyramus and…
the gods and all their weaknesses
dressed in a shabby, black old coat and as an old woman
she knew his real wish and he brought the world beauty
their parents never got over a fight with each other
what scenes did Arachne weave in her t…
the gods and all their weaknesses
how was Athena disquised before she ap…
dressed in a shabby, black old coat and as an old woman
AG: Literature and Mythology Flashcards
harvest
justify/justified
festival
v. sacrifice; n. sacrifice(s)
In agriculture: (v) to bring in a crop (like wheat, peaches,…
To give valid (good, truthful) reasons or evidence to support…
A special time or event when people gather to celebrate somet…
(v) To willingly giving up something you really love or appre…
harvest
In agriculture: (v) to bring in a crop (like wheat, peaches,…
justify/justified
To give valid (good, truthful) reasons or evidence to support…
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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Fables
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A poet describing the deeds of great heroes.
A women who was a lyrical poet. Her poems were about love and…
Short stories that teach the reader lessons about life or giv…
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
A poet describing the deeds of great heroes.
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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
The greatest poet of the ancient world.
The most famous lyric port and most of her poems were beautif…
He is famous for his fables. Historians don't know for sure i…
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
The greatest poet of the ancient world.
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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
The Labyrinth
Minotaur
Delphi
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
Half man half bull
Greeks traveled here when they were in need of advice.
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
The Labyrinth
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
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Greek Mythology and Literature
mythology
Sappho
Aesop
fables
a body of stories about gods that try to explain how the worl…
famous woman lyric poet, who wrote beautiful and emotional po…
credited for writing the first fables, where most of his char…
short stories that teach the reader lessons about live
mythology
a body of stories about gods that try to explain how the worl…
Sappho
famous woman lyric poet, who wrote beautiful and emotional po…
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Literature Mythology - Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of _____…
Father of Medicine from Greece
•The ancient citadell* or *fortified p…
•First Historians, Philosopherss*, and…
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, Western
Hippocrates
Acropolis
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of _____…
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, Western
Father of Medicine from Greece
Hippocrates
Literature Greek Mythology Quiz
Greek: Zeus
Greek: Hera
Greek: Poseiden
Greek: Hades
Roman: Jupiter
Roman: Juno
Roman: Neptune
Roman: Pluto
Greek: Zeus
Roman: Jupiter
Greek: Hera
Roman: Juno
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GRADE 8 / ENGLISH LITERATURE / GREEK MYTHOLOGY / TERM 1 DAEDULUS
List Daedulus' inventions.
Which of Daedulus' inventions were con…
Explain the reason Daedulus is unable…
What is the Minotaur?
He made fast ships, a beautiful dancefloor and a labyrinth.
The labyrinth. A subterranean maze filled with twisting passa…
Whenever he made a new invention the King thought of him as m…
The monster who lived in the middle of the labyrinth.
List Daedulus' inventions.
He made fast ships, a beautiful dancefloor and a labyrinth.
Which of Daedulus' inventions were con…
The labyrinth. A subterranean maze filled with twisting passa…
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Literature Mythology - Ancient Greece
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, W…
Hippocrates
Acropolis
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of ________ Civilization... ~ Fir…
Father of Medicine from Greece
•The ancient citadel or fortified part of Athenss*;
•First Historians, Philosophers, and Mathematicians
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, W…
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of ________ Civilization... ~ Fir…
Hippocrates
Father of Medicine from Greece
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Literature Greek mythology
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Hyperbole
The method the author uses to tell reader about the character
The method the author uses to tell the reader anout the chara…
The author doesnt tell the readers about the character direct…
A literary device in which the author adds exaggerate or adds…
Characterization
The method the author uses to tell reader about the character
Direct characterization
The method the author uses to tell the reader anout the chara…
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AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Mythology)
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
A weakness in spite of overall strength, which could potentia…
The central idea of the myth is that death and resurrection o…
The Greek god of wind and patriarch of the Greenus Aeolia/aeo…
The God of healing and medicine/son of Apollo, representing o…
Achilles' Heel
A weakness in spite of overall strength, which could potentia…
Adonis
The central idea of the myth is that death and resurrection o…
15 terms
Greek Mythology and Literature
A body of stories about gods that expl…
He was the king of gods
Helen
Aesop
What is mythology?
Who was Zeus?
Who caused the Trojan War?
Who was known for telling excellent fables in Greece?
A body of stories about gods that expl…
What is mythology?
He was the king of gods
Who was Zeus?
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Ancient Greece: Literature and Mythology
Athene, the goddess of wisdom and war
Demeter's grief that her daughter retu…
Greeks
explained events in the natural world
Greek mythology played a large part in the lives of the ancie…
If you lived in ancient Greece, you would have most likely be…
Atlas, Herculean, Labryinth, Olympian- all of these words in…
Myths about Greek gods were important in Ancient Greek daily…
Athene, the goddess of wisdom and war
Greek mythology played a large part in the lives of the ancie…
Demeter's grief that her daughter retu…
If you lived in ancient Greece, you would have most likely be…
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Literature Vocabulary (Mythology)
appellation
oblivion
oracle
zephyr
a name or title
the state of being completely forgotten or unknown
(n.) someone or something that can predict the future; someon…
gentle breeze; west wind
appellation
a name or title
oblivion
the state of being completely forgotten or unknown
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AP Literature: Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to win; god who was Keeper of Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light; known…
Achilles' heel
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
14 terms
Mythology Notes / Elements of Literature
mythology
quest
mythological allusion
protagonist
a collection of stories belonging to a group of people that e…
a perilous journey made by a hero in search of something of g…
a reference to a person, place or event from mythology that t…
"the good guy"; the leading character in the story
mythology
a collection of stories belonging to a group of people that e…
quest
a perilous journey made by a hero in search of something of g…
15 terms
Greek Mythology And Literature.
A body of stories about gods and heroes.
There are short stories that teach the…
He was the king of gods.
She was the Queen of gods.
What is mythology?
What are fables?
What was Zeus?
What was Hera?
A body of stories about gods and heroes.
What is mythology?
There are short stories that teach the…
What are fables?
50 terms
Humanities Mythology and World Literature
Hera
Zeus
The Titans
Demeter
Queen of the gods and Who was the goddess of motherhood and m…
King of the gods... Jupiter ... symbols- Goat skin,breast place,eag…
The first gods. There were 12 of them, including Zeus's paren…
Goddess of agriculture... Roman name: Ceres
Hera
Queen of the gods and Who was the goddess of motherhood and m…
Zeus
King of the gods... Jupiter ... symbols- Goat skin,breast place,eag…
15 terms
Literature - Mythology flash cards
Tartarus
Gaea
Uranus
Kronos
ruled the deepest, darkest region of the Underworld
Mother Earth; Mother of Uranus; became mother of 3 one hundre…
son of Gaea; married Gaea; 1st Father sky; father of 3 one hu…
he was a Titan; Gaea & Uranus's son; he became Father of the…
Tartarus
ruled the deepest, darkest region of the Underworld
Gaea
Mother Earth; Mother of Uranus; became mother of 3 one hundre…
19 terms
Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Wrote epic great pomes
Her pomes where beautiful and emotional
Told other greeks stories to teach people important lessons.
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
Wrote epic great pomes
11 terms
Mythology Test 2 Literature
Agamemnon
Libation Bearers
Furies
Seven Against Thebes
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Agamemnon
Aeschylus
Libation Bearers
Aeschylus
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Literature Mythology test
Zeus
Poseidon
Hera
Athena
King of the gods; sometimes angry @ the behavior of gods and…
Zeus's brother; god of the ocean and the earthquakes; disting…
Zeus's wife; queen of the gods; guardian of marriage; great l…
Daughter of Zeus; goddess of wisdom, war, patriotism, and goo…
Zeus
King of the gods; sometimes angry @ the behavior of gods and…
Poseidon
Zeus's brother; god of the ocean and the earthquakes; disting…
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