What can we learn from this myth?
In this myth, Perseus (our hero) and Polydectes (the wicked king) are showing a contrast between
Throughout the myth, evil forces (King Acrisius, King Polydectes and the gorgons) are obstacles Perseus must overcome. However, there are often
Back in the days of the Greeks, people loved listening to stories of evil creatures (like Medusa) being slayed by
These good forces are the gods, and heroes, and the ultimate message of the myth is: "When it comes to heroes, good will
Why are we still telling this myth today?
Perseus has a kind of underdog story, and there are many people who can relate to his 'zero to hero' tale.
He is a character that remained (in greek times) in the hearts of many, and his story provides a friendly moral for all!