The Legend of Medusa

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The Legend of Medusa As we all probably know medusa started off as a beautiful girl with beautiful golden curly hair. And ended up like a hideous monster that had venomous snakes for hair and could turn any man to stone by just looking into their eyes. But do you know how that came to be? Do you know the story of medusa? Most legends how they are stories and not fact have been changed drastically. And now there are many different interpretations. I have shortened the list to 2 very different interpretations of the story. The first one “A long time ago there was a beautiful woman her name was medusa. Medusa lived in the city of Athens which was in the country of Greece there were many beautiful women their but everyone new she was the most beautiful but so did she. She prided herself on it she was always looking at her own reflection when she could find somewhere to look. On Sunday Medusa bragged to the miller that her skin was more beautiful than fresh fallen snow. On Monday she bragged to the cobbler that her hair was brighter that the sun. Tuesday she commented that to the blacksmith’s son that her eyes were greener than the Aegean sea. Wednesday she boasted to everyone in the public gardens that her lips were redder than the reddest rose. One day her friends took her to the Parthenon temple which was the temple of the beautiful goddess Athena the goddess of wisdom this temple was the largest temple of Athena. Everyone who had ever entered the temple was awed

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