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    “Clash of the Titans,” Perseus is caught in the middle of a war between the gods and humans; he is determined to beat Hades and save mankind. Long ago, Greeks passed down a story about Perseus, who was a hero destined to kill several monsters, along with saving a kingdom and a princess. Between the Greeks’ story and the movie, these two variations compare and contrast in many ways. Comparing the two versions, Perseus was the main character, and son of Zeus, in both. Perseus and his mother washed

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    Unexpectedly, however, Ovid chooses to laud selfishness and vengeance by allowing Perseus to be a hero; Perseus is glorified for his killing, despite being defined as selfish and as seeking revenge. Thus, Ovid, through his portrayal of Perseus, lauds selfishness and vengeance. Ovid uses perfect poetry in this passage to praise Perseus and portray him as a hero. First, the rhyme scheme used to describe who Perseus’ enemies. For example, Ovid says as “While Fortune favored him, he also killed,” which

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    Perseus repeatedly compares his story situation and tactics with his tale's hero. But the setting of middle age, fiction and literal and practice fully renewed by a humorously imitated re- episode of the Perseus myth. Then in an artificial conscious of the mythic form and character of the mythic hero, they recreate a pattern of that framed- tale which both ridicules the myth and conveys to a reassertion of the myth, existence and love affair. The sexual act of the tale emphasizes the spirit of the

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    on the legend of Perseus by using some of Perseus’s elements in a modern re-telling. Throughout the generations there have been some changes, here are some about the plot. On Percy Jackson’s quest, he figures out new things along the way where Perseus is assisted by other gods. In the movie, Percy Jackson is frowned upon by the gods since he is looked at as the Lightning Thief. In The Legend Of Perseus, “The nymphs of the north received them kindly and when they heard why Perseus had come, they gladly

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    Perseus Report

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    Bollos 3 Perseus My report today will on the “Demigod” Perseus. Son of the god Zeus and a mortal named Danae. Perseus in Greek is Περσέας. I chose to do Perseus in this report because he is the guy who slayed the big and bad Medusa. Also, I like the fact that he is half god and half human. I will tell you the story of Perseus from birth to death. A long time ago there was a king named Acrisius

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    Perseus Accomplishments

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    Perseus - and humble, and was very poor. Perseus is special because he is the son of Zeus and the heir of Argos. He is unique because, unlike most heroes or kings, he is very fair He is powerful because he is very athletic, and has many gifts from the gods. He has a polished shield, a sharp sword, winged sandals, an invisibility cap, and a magic bag that could carry anything. Perseus has a mother named Danaë, a father Zeus, a wife Andromeda, a grandfather Acrisius, and a friend, a kind and caring

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    Perseus Heroic

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    In Greek mythology Perseus was considered to be heroic because he was brave and trustworthy. This is shown in his characteristics thru out Greek myths. As I will explain in the next few paragraphs. Perseus is the son of Zues but he was raised by mortals. He wanted to help his mortal mother because of his strong sense of family values. This lead him to show his bravery on an adventure. While on this journey he was trusted by Polydectes who had promised Perseus Andromedas hand in marrage. He had

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    selfish characters, Ovid, notably, chooses to laud their selfish behaviors. Ovid’s depiction of Perseus is particularly notable. The language Ovid uses to describe Perseus separates him from others in the story and thus celebrates him. Perseus, however, does not deserve his hero status because of his selfish and vengeful actions earlier in the poem. Thus, because of the poetic nuances he uses to laud the Perseus, Ovid also lauds selfishness and vengeance. This message, upon first glance, seems surprising—Ovid

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    Perseus King Acrisius of Argon had a daughter named Danae. Acrisius had hoped for a son though. When Acrisius prays to the gods for a son, Apollo tells hime that he will not have a son, and the son of Danae will kill him. As a countermeasure to this prophesy Acrisius locks Danae in a house without a roof instead of killing her. While Danae is in this house, Zeus Impregnates her. Danae has the son of Zeus, Perseus. When Acrisius discovers that Danae has had a baby, he puts Perseus and his mother

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    pleased. Perseus, son of Zeus, did so in his quest to defeat the Kraken in The Clash of the Titans movie. In the story Perseus was born by Zeus sneaking into Danae's prison chamber but in the movie her chamber is portrayed to be a lavish bedroom. This is just one of many differences between the story and the movie. The differences from the story can sometimes be farfetched and they tend to not make sense. The similarities ,however, keep the storyline the same. The main points of Perseus being thrown

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