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Themes in Io
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Hera's jealousy causes a whole heap of trouble for Io. Not only does Hera turn the friendly nymph into a prisoner, she later sends a gadfly (or the Furies, depending on the version) to sting Io whe...
Poor Io. It's hard not to feel more than a little bad for her. This little nymph does a whole bunch of suffering before it's all over. As fun as being transformed into a cow might be (to us, but we...
Io is forced to leave her home of Argos to wander all over the Earth—that's definitely some exile. Eventually, she ends up far away from Greece on the banks of the Nile in exotic Egypt, never to...
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