Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors
Themes in Heracles (Hercules): The Twelve Labors
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Strength and Skill
If there's one theme that keeps popping up throughout Heracles' life, it's "Strength and Skill." In pretty much every story, he performs some kind of superhuman act, which shows off how awesome he...
Twelve ridiculously hard labors that no normal human could possibly perform? Not a problem for Heracles. The mortal son of Zeus shows off just how amazing he is with each new task. It's important t...
The jealousy of Hera, queen of the gods, is the biggest source of conflict for Heracles' entire life. As one of Zeus' many illegitimate children, Heracles is a constant reminder her Hera of her hus...
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