Where can I find the whole short story "The Theft of Persephone"?  I need to read the story but cannot seem to find it anywhere

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amymc | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

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You are talking about Persephone who was kidnapped by Hades, resulting in the seasons of the year from Greek Mythology, right?

I found a version of the story you mention at a few different spots

Here is one:

http://thanasis.com/homewk08.htm

It has two versions - a short one and a longer one they call the "cerebral" version.

I also found this version:

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/The_story_of_persephone_and_the_seasons

It is even more simplistics, but it gives the general story of Persephone and the seasons.

This last one is a retelling, but it does stick to the main elements of the story and has more interesting dialogue and a modern flair:

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/1704866/1/The_Story_of_Hades_and_Persephone

I also found a few versions under different names - here is one under the Myth of Persephone:

http://www.mythicarts.com/writing/Persephone.html

You can also search under the Rape of Persephone

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