The Greek Myths - Chapter 15, The Final Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15, The Final Summary and Analysis

This more thorough examination of the Greek Myths provides a reminder to those stories already well known, but includes information which many readers may not have realized. The circumstances surrounding Sisyphus are but one example. As already mentioned, readers may have some familiarity with many of the stories already due to their own prior education. The tales are written in a clear manner. The style may take some getting used to. Typically, the characters are prominent people within the world of Grecian city-states. Robert Graves includes methods for the best ways to interpret the stories as readers make their way through the body of myth. The stories normally have one literal component. The characters were real, living beings. The events actually took place. There is also another level; that of symbolism. Many of the characters referred to...

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