This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Jean Shinoda Bolen - She wrote "Goddess in Everywoman."
Artemis - She is a divine huntress and goddess of the moon.
Hippomenes - He loved a mortal heroine but lost to her in a footrace.
Aphrodite - Her counterpart in Scandinavian pre-Christian theology is the goddess Freya.
Atalanta - She is a fantastic hunter and a superb runner.
Arachne - She is a mortal woman who could compete with a goddess at weaving.
Adonis - He is the subject of strife between two goddesses who both want to keep him and...
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