Midterm Scavenger Hunt Study Aid
You may work in alone or in groups of 2-3 for this
task. Reviewing all our materials,
please answer the following questions quickly, clearly, and accurately. The first five teams to submit the completed
scavenger hunt with carefully analyzed responses will receive a special
three Great Mother figures in the stories we read/discussed and explain
how each fits this archetype.
three myths that are succession stories and explain the succession in
three examples of incest in the stories we read/discussed.
two dramatic terms (hubris, catharsis, hamartia,
peripetieia, nemesis) and support how each
appears in a story we read.
three examples of defiance/rebellion in the stories we read. For each, A) explain who/what is being defied and B)
what is the punishment and/or result of the defiance.
three etiological aspects within three different stories we read/discussed
and show what has been explained.
three examples that illustrate how a woman’s presence punishes a man (or
three stories that address the life-death cycle and show how each develops
three Olympian gods who have harmed humans and show what they did and why.
three mythological characters that have animal features and explain those
Areas we covered:
Definitions of types of myths: succession, etiological,
Oedipus story & archetypes
Great mothers: Demeter & Persephone story, Cybele & Attis story, Isis & Osiris story
Creation stories– Theogeny, Adam
Greek Theater terms
Hades Parts/Walk Through Hades
Prometheus, Epimetheus, &
Jason and the Golden Fleece story
Aristotle’s definition of tragedy and tragic hero