Ms. Gokturk                                                                   Name: _____________________________

 

Hamilton vs. Disney: Hercules! (20 points; .5 for each box)

For each item, explain what you see in comparison to the true version.

True Myth: State the truth about from the actual myth/s. Also indicate if not present in the Hercules story.

Disney: What did they get wrong?

Muses

 

 

 

 

How many? Who? Who is missing?

Hera

 

 

 

 

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Hercules’ Birth

 

 

 

 

 

Hercules’ Motivation for Quest /Labors

 

 

 

 

Megara

 

 

 

 

“Meg”

Hades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Fear and Panic were Ares’ attendents (along with Dread and Trembling, not Hades’)

 

Narcissus*

 

 

*narcissistic

Youth who scorned love of women and was punished to fall in love with himself, staring at his reflection in a pool of water.  Was turned into a flower.

 

Titans

 

 

 

 

 

Pegasus

 

 

 

 

 

Philoctetes

 

 

 

 

“Phil”

Zeus

 

 

 

 

 

Hydra

 

 

 

 

 

Cerberus

 

 

 

 

 

Cyclops

 

 

 

Poseidon’s son, Polyphemus, was blinded by Odysseus in The Odyssey. Trapped in the monster’s cave, Odysseus got him drunk and impaled his eye.

 

Fates