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Atalanta Race Essay

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Life is full of many choices as well as consequences. People are sometimes defined by their actions and decisions they make in life. In life we make many decisions just like in the story Atalanta Race. When a undefeated female hunter is forced into marrying Hippomenes because of a race they competed in to win her love. Hippomenes only wins by cheating during the footrace with shinny gold apples that will get Atalanta’s attention so she will stop and help Hippomenes win the race. She had the choice to keep going and continue the race and continue to be the undefeated woman that everybody wants to be, but she went to the apple. Which therefore meant she would have to marry Hippomenes. The choices that you make have a great effect on your…show more content…
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