Critically discuss the poem "Leda and the Swan."

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In Greek mythology Leda even though married to Tyndareus, was admired by Zeus. Zeus seduced her disguised as a swan. Leda and Zeus consumated their relationship (had sexual intercourse) on a day that Leda also had sexual intercourse with her husband Tyndareus. These acts produced two "eggs" in Leda. Later Leda gave birth to a daughter, Helen. Helen became the famous Helen of Troy. Tyndareus fathered other children, there are differing opinions as to which children were mortal and which were immortal. In other words, some were Gods and others were not. Agamemnon is referenced in the work, he was the leader of the expedition against Troy and was eventually murdered. Zeus was the most powerful God.

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