There are many other tales of Aphrodite, as her Roman name is Venus, she is also known as the daughter of Zeus and Dione. Family life In Homeric legend Aphrodite was forced to marry the ugly god of fire, Hephaestus, with this marriage, she had hoped to reach the freedom she needed instead of being controlled. Aphrodite was very independent and constantly in search for a new lover. One of her more familiar lovers was Ares, the god of war, whom she later married. Aphrodite felt no pain in being deceitful, as she flourished in the fact that she could have anyone and everyone, love and admire her.
When the time came, and Juno could no longer prevent the pregnancy, Diana was born. Immediately afterwards, it was said that Diana was strong enough to help deliver her twin brother Apollo. Diana's devotion to her mother was because she understood the difficulty of her birth (Bolton 145). Juno, the greatest of all Roman goddesses, thought of as such because she was the wife of the almighty Jupiter. Technically, she was also his sister.
She was connected to the death and rebirth of human beings and nature. Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, the deformed god of fire. Hephaestus was offered Aphrodite’s hand in marriage by Zeus and Hera because they felt awful for disowning him, and they didn’t want Aphrodite to get into any more trouble. Aphrodite only agreed to the marriage, so she could remain a goddess. Hephaestus made Aphrodite a golden girdle, which was a magical belt that would make anyone who wore it irresistible.
Her mortal sons joined the expedition of the Argonauts and the Kalydonian Boar Hunt, albeit at a very young age, while her daughters, Helene and Klytaimnestra, were wives of Trojan War heroes. In an ancient Greek vase painting, the generational gap between the sons and daughters of Leda is clearly represented—for where Helene is depicted as hatching from the egg and her fully grown brothers, standing witness. Later the Dioskouroi led an army to Athens when Theseus kidnapped their ten year old sister. Leda was usually described as a daughter of Thestios, King of Pleuron. Althaia, her sister, was the mother of the Kalydonian hero Meleagros.
Caroline becomes almost like a guardian angel as she attends to her ill father for several months and also adopts Elizabeth to give her the lifestyle in which she deserves. She almost really does become a guardian angel, as she dies in child birth whilst giving birth to William. This contributes to the theme of birth and creation, as she takes her life to create a new one, in turn entwining the ideas of death and birth together. Victor’s wanting to create the monster stemmed from ‘the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn’ as he wanted to gain all knowledge and become almost God. Following the death of Caroline, Victor becomes engrossed in the creation and the idea of creating a monster and almost usurps the role of God by creating ‘man’, however it can be argued by many that the Monster isn’t a man at all, nor is he treated like one by many due to his looks.
Mary's father was anxious for all his children to make good marriages, and many of the other kings and queens of Europe wanted Mary as a wife for one of their sons. She was first betrothed to Charles of Castile, later the Holy Roman Emperor. This betrothal was broken later, and she did not get married until after her brother Henry became king. When Mary was 18 she married King Louis XII of France, who was 52 years old. She was married in Abbeville, France, on 9 October 1514.
Rather, what ultimately made Cleopatra attractive were her wit, charm and "sweetness in the tones of her voice." Cassius Dio also spoke of Cleopatra's allure: "For she was a woman of surpassing beauty, and at that time, when she was in the prime of her youth, she was most striking; she also possessed a most charming voice and knowledge of how to make herself agreeable to everyone. Being brilliant to look upon and to listen to, with the power to subjugate everyone, even a love-sated man already past his prime, she thought that it would be in keeping with her role to meet Caesar, and she reposed in her beauty all her claims to the throne." These accounts influenced later cultural depictions of Cleopatra, which typically present her using her charms to influence the most powerful men in the Western
Already becoming a world's pop phenomenon, She won numerous awards internationally, including Grammy Award and Billboard Music Awards. In 2002, following her breakup with her boyfriend, Justin Timberlake, she began dating Kevin Federline, one of her backup dancers. Focus more on her personal life, Kevin and Britney became engaged and were married in September 2004. Three years later, they were divorced after having two children, Sean Preston and Jayden James. Her singing career was left abandoned for sometime and people thought that she would never make a comeback.
(Ewell) Kate experienced much loss at a young age, three of her family members died by the time she was thirteen. The first death was of her father on November 1st, 1855 from a train accident leaving her mother to raise the children with the help of Kate’s grandmother and great grandmother. When she was thirteen, her great grandmother and half brother passed away a month apart. Her great grandmother was rumored to be a great influence on her from her story telling and encouragement. (Ewell) During her school years Chopin attended St. Louis Academy of the Sacred Heart, there she was encouraged to write and express herself.
Short Paper 1 in ELT 599 By JOEMAR L. FURIGAY The Hindu Ideals of Womanhood SSS!!! These are just three simple letters but they actually represent three great names of ladies who exemplify the Hindu ideals of womanhood- Sita, Savitri and Shakuntala. These great women stand as legendary examples par excellence of femininity and have been used for thousands of years by Hindu women as role models of perfect womanhood. The gracious Sita represents all that is great and noble in womanhood. She is seen as the supreme model of a virtuous, self-sacrificing and obedient wife.