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c. Kate Gough

Gender in Greek Mythology

Gender in Greek Mythology Greek mythology has been thought of as entirely patriarchal and denigrating to women. It is easy to see why. Many of the most famous male characters (like Zeus with his lightning bolts and his power over all the gods) are dominant, whereas the best known female deities are typically ‘woman-ish’ and…Read more Gender in Greek Mythology

Oedipus the King

Mary Kathryn Huffman (married: Gough) / Classical Mythology (231) / Fall '02 / Professor Winkle Oedipus the King Oedipus the King is a masterful work in which Sophocles depicts a man, well-known in Greek myth, who plows through lies and half-truths to find out the truth about a murder – and worst possible truth about…Read more Oedipus the King