Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in King Midas
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
Midas (and his Golden Touch)
Like many characters in Greek mythology, Midas gets to be his own symbol. Why? Because he's super old. Take a look:By now you probably know that the version of the Midas myth we're using for our di...
If there's one thing we know from ancient Greek mythology, it's that doing good deeds can win you major brownie points with the gods. And the story of King Midas is no exception. Dionysus grants Mi...
The Terrible Wish
You know that saying "be careful what you wish for?" Yeah… Midas didn't know that one.Stories like this are why that saying even exists. Seriously, try to think of a story or novel in which a cha...
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