Circe Madeline miller

title: “Circe- Madeline Miller”

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date: 02-08-2022

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Similar in this way to The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood or The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker.

  • Power of empathy instead of seeking fame or political power.
  • The patriarchal and cruel society of Olympian gods is reflected in Odysseys and the mortals.
  • Questions whether heroes of myth were actually heroic. It’s an example of how History is Written by the Winners.

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