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Classical vs. Contemporary

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Jordan Marzka

on 16 March 2014

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Transcript of Classical vs. Contemporary

Percy Jackson VS Perseus
Mentor: Athena VS Dumbledore
Gender Roles
Antigone VS Katniss
Classical vs. Contemporary
Archetypal Symbols
Green - Death and Decay
Challenges Authority
Strongly motivated by own cause
Willing to accept own fate
Obedient to male figures
Husband fights for her
Challenges Authority
Strongly motivated by other forces
Will not accept own fate
Rebellious to all (She dont need no man)
Fights for her boyfriend
Lancelot VS Peeta
Physically beautiful
Capable of taking care of self
Super brave and strong
Saves the girl
Stereotypical hero of the story
Physically beautiful
Absolutely helpless without Katniss
Somewhat brave and strong
Gets saved by the girl
Stereotypical damsel in distress
Outcast: Frankenstein VS Sirius Black
Sirius Black
Completely obsessed with his projects
Self chosen recluse
Blames himself for family's death
Betrayed by his creation
Completely obsessed with revenge
Forced recluse
Blames someone else for family's death
Betrayed by his friend
Very wise
Personal mentor to achilles
Withholds information for the good of Achilles
Goddess of wisdom and knowledge
Very wise
Personal mentor to harry potter
Withholds information for the good of Harry
Portrayed as knowing everything and having all the answers
Killing curse
Frankensteins monster
Light- Joy/ Spiritual awakening
Patronum Charm
The holy grail emitting light
Seven- Completion
Seven Horcruxes
Seven Deadly Sins
Percy Jackson
Son of Zues
Intends to kill Medusa
Quest is to save another person
Intervention of gods: Hermes, Hades, Zues
Is not betrayed
Ventures into underworld
Son of Poseidon
Kills Medusa on impulse
Quest to prove himself innocent
Intervention of gods: Ares, Poseidon, Hades
Betrayal along quest
Ventures into underworld
Rowling, Joanne. Harry potter series. New York: Scholastic Inc, 1998. Text
Riordan, Rick. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Theif. New York: Hyperion Books, 2006. Text
Collins, Suzanne. The hunger Games. New York: Scholastic Inc, 2008. Text
Applebee, Arthur. Bermudez, Andrea. Blau, Sheridan. Caplan, Rebekah. Elbow, Peter. Hynds, Susan. Langer, Judith. Marshall, James. The Language of Literature. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, 2002. Text
this was a lot of work so appreciate it
we love you Mr Ringen
- Katya + Jordan
(aka your favourite students)
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