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Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women - Book 3, Women & Goddesses: Chapter 1, Which Goddess Gets the Golden Apple? Summary & Analysis

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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Book 3, Women & Goddesses: Chapter 1, Which Goddess Gets the Golden Apple? Summary and Analysis

This is Chapter 13 of the book itself. This chapter marks a new realm in the book. The author brings the focus back onto women. Now that she has introduced the Olympian goddesses as archetypes, Jean Shinoda Bolen now brings them to the readers mind as a group. She does this for the purpose of showing women how the various aspects of one woman's personality, and the whole range of needs and wishes can be negotiated by seeing how these models of 'what it is to be a woman' and 'which priorities' or 'methods' are operating the most strongly at any given time. In this way, they can be used to help women with self-understanding and daily living.

The first story in this chapter is one of trickery...

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