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This student essay consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis of Greek Mythology.
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Greek Mythology: Light and Dark

Summary: Explores the symbolism and meaning of darkness and light in the Greek Myth. References the works Medea, Oedipus the King, Antigone, Hecabe, Electra and Heracles.
Crackling flames are consuming the bundle of dry wood and twigs that exists directly in front of you. Around the fire there is a ring of people all intimately gathered for the same warmth and light that you feel. The ring that you make complete is fitted together so that everyone is facing toward the fire and your bodies as are as close as they can get to the flames without being burned. The pile of embers glows like a mound of stars and their flames are bursting outward, creating flying sparks with unpredictable destinations. This setting of dark night and your source of light and life is what Greek writers portray in life size situations. The fear of losing the light and facing a certain death is the basis for the feeling in Greek mythology.

Greek Gods are the colors mythology; the Romans later...

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