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3051 Maple Essay

  • Submitted by: 3051maple
  • on March 21, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 2,752 words

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2/7/12

  marriage
 of
 Peleus
 (mortal)
 and
 Thetis
 (sea
 goddess)
 
  Eris
 (“strife,
 conflict”)
 not
 invited
 
  causes
 strife
 with
 golden
 apple
 inscribed
 “for
 the
 most
 

beautiful”
 (τῇ καλλίστῃ, têi kallistêi)
 

  Hera,
 Athena,
 Aphrodite
 all
 want
 prize
 

  Judgment
 of
 Paris
 

Form
 and
 Themes
 

  bribery:
 Hera
 ~
 kingly
 power;
 Athena
 ~
 military
 power;
 

Aphrodite
 ~
 beautiful
 woman
 as
 wife
 

  Helen
 of
 Sparta
 (married
 to
 Menelaus)
 >>
 Helen
 of
 Troy
 
  Helen:
 Leda
 +
 Tyndareus
 (Zeus)
 
  Marriage
 of
 Helen:
 agreement
 among
 suitors
 
 

  Peleus
 &
 Thetis
 represent
 the
 last
 time
 mortals
 and
 

immortals
 intermarry/interact:
 Achilles
 is
 last
 demi
­/semi
­/
hemi
­god
 (half
­god)
 

Peleus & Thetis

Judgment of Paris
Eris

 

Athena

 
Hera

 

Paris

 

damnazô (root *dam): conquer
an enemy, tame a wild animal,
marry a woman

Helen in Sparta

Aphrodite

 

Helen and Paris

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  “Myth” of modern anthropology about women in male-

dominated societies (Claude Lévi-Strauss)
  “incest taboo”: incest not socially practical because
incest promotes isolation within a community
  when someone marries his sister/daughter to
another man, he gains male ally
  female treated like currency to purchase male allies
  however, system is unstable — principle of exogamy
(“taking a wife from outside”) requires female be
moveable: from father’s house to husband’s
  Once settled, father-rule system wants woman to
become stable (female becomes hestia “hearth”)
  BUT, once moved, female can be re-moved (moved
again, moved elsewhere), like...

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