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Women in mythology are almost never the hero or villian, but tend to be simply characters to progress the story. All these characters also seem to share a characteristic of being ignorant and weak, much more so than men. In the story Perseus, female characters include his mother, the gray sisters, the nymphs , and the gorgons. None are the hero’s, none are explicitly room (Polydectes is the villain not Medusa), and share a certain level of powerlessness, Perseus’s Mother has her fate decided for her and Perseus and her are sent away. The gray sisters how old, gray, and only have one eye; and they defenseless when Perseus takes it. The names are at the mercy of their father who is always looking over them. The gorgons, or rather medusa, was cursed because she made a mistake. Besides the Goddesses, all the women are weak in one way or another. Furthermore, eve and Pandora, the woman from Genesis and Pandora or both victims to curiousness they both are not strong we goddesses come all the women are weak in one way or another. Furthermore, eve and Pandora, the woman from Genesis and Pandora or both victims to curiousness they both are not strong-willed enough to resist eating the fruit and opening the box respectively. Ultimately both stories blame women for the negative aspects of humankind Like sickness, curiosity, and even old age. In conclusion, women in Greek mythology and Genesis or treated as inferior to men; often displayed as weak and helpless, fortunately, this view of women have changed and we are (more or less) seen as equals.

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