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Jason and the Golden Fleece

There are many words that can describe Jason and Medea. One word is "infatuated." Both are infatuated with one another and see in the other a reality that is tinged through the lens of...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2013 4:22 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

An archetype is an example or a template that is used repeatedly in literature. The story of "Jason and the Golden Fleece" is replete with archetypes. Since I am not sure which version of the...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2019 3:06 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

In all the accounts of his life, Jason's career was continually fraught with conflict. In his quest for the golden fleece, he had to overcome various difficulties before he even arrived in Colchis,...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2021 11:08 am UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

This is really a major difference between mythology or ancient epic and the literary works to which most students are accustomed. In written literary works or sacred texts, there is a single...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2017 12:58 am UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

It should be noted that the entire story of Jason and the Argonauts is essentially a story of cooperation and camaraderie, given that Jason needs to rely on his crewmates to retrieve the Golden...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2021 9:25 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Myths often teach truths and provide insights about human behavior and relationships as well as human ideas about the world. The myth of Jason and the golden fleece offers many of these kinds of...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2021 3:00 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Jason is motivated in his search by his evil uncle Pelias who tells him the story of the Golden Fleece. In this story, a golden ram was sent by the gods to save two children from their evil...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2016 1:02 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Jason is the son of Aeson, Pelias's half-brother. When Pelias came to power he imprisoned Aeson in a dungeon. As with all Aeson's children, Jason is a potential threat to Pelias's throne. It's not...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2018 6:57 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Jason and the Golden Fleece is a tale full of adventure, love, betrayal, and grief. It is a complex and rich tale filled with many thought-provoking quotations, such as the ones that follow. Jason...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2020 4:27 pm UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Jason's father Aeson was the rightful ruler of Iolcos in Thessaly. But he was overthrown by his wicked half-brother Pelias, who proceeded to kill every one of Aeson's descendants he could lay his...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2021 8:33 am UTC

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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Pelias has usurped the crown that rightfully belonged to Jason's father, and when Jason comes of age, he returns to claim the kingdom from his cousin, Pelias. Years before, Pelias had received a...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2019 4:30 pm UTC

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