The Basic Kafka - Study Guide Prometheus, Poseidon, and The Problem of Our Laws Summary & Analysis

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There are four legends concerning Prometheus. First, he was clamped to a rock for stealing fire from the gods, and the gods sent eagles to feed on his liver for eternity. Second, Prometheus pressed himself into the rock and became one with it because of the pain. Third, Prometheus himself, the gods, and the eagles forgot his treachery over the years. Fourth, everyone involved grew weary of the affair. The legend only tried to explain the inexplicable.

(Poseidon) Poseidon, the god of the sea, sits at his desk, doing figures. He did not enjoy the work so much as he did it because it was assigned to him. He asks for other work to do, but ends up refusing every other job offered to him. He would get sick if offered a job...

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