Perseus and Andromeda
Themes in Perseus and Andromeda
Little Words, Big Ideas
Superman has Lois Lane, Spiderman has Mary Jane, Mario has Princess Peach, and Perseus has Princess Andromeda. Like pretty much every hero ever, Perseus has a ladylove who he's willing to face down...
At the beginning of the tale, Andromeda is about to be fed to the Cetus, a sea monster. Her father and mother have decided to sacrifice their daughter so that their kingdom can be saved. The idea o...
Women and Femininity
Sadly for modern readers, women don't come off so great in the story of Perseus and Andromeda. The whole sea monster disaster starts because of Cassiopeia's vanity, which is a bummer. And Andromeda...
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