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Cephalus and Procris Study Questions

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  1. What gifts does Procris bring to Cephalus?
  2. What do you think is the moral of this story? What is it trying to teach us? Explain your answer.
  3. In what ways does the myth make use of the motif of hunting?
  4. Describe the role of women in the story. How are they portrayed?
  5. If you were making a movie of this story what modern actors would cast? Explain your picks.
  6. Compare and contrast this myth with the tale of Glaucus and Scylla.

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