The Story of Medusa. By Casey, Max, and Thomas. The Myth: Part 1. Medusa was a beautiful woman 1. Medusa was punished f or believing she was more beautiful than Athena 2. Medusa and Poseidon got freaky in Athena’s temple Athena turns Medusa into a Gorgon
By Casey, Max, and Thomas
1. Medusa was punished for believing she was more beautiful than Athena
2. Medusa and Poseidon got freaky in Athena’s temple
Cixous, Helene. The Laugh of the Medusa. Signs. Vol. 1, No. 4, Cixous, Hélène. p. 875-893, Summer 1976
Cixous, Helene. The Laugh of the Medusa. Signs. Vol. 1, No. 4, Cixous, Hélène. p. 875-893, Summer 1976. (English).
Medusa’s death by the help of a mirror alludes to the Myth of Narcissus
In Moby Dick, the narrator describes Perseus as the first whaleman when he kills Cetus with Medusa’s head
In A Tale of Two Cities, Medusa is alluded to when the narrator is describing the Marquis’s chateau.
Role playing games, such as D&D, classify Medusa as a species of monster and a gorgon as scale-covered ox-like creatures that breathe out a gas that turns victims to stone.
The God of War series of video games have gorgons as enemies, depicted as scaly reptile-women with serpentine lower bodies and snakes for hair.
Both the film and novel of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, reference Medusa in her garden that is populated by people she has turned to stone. Percy goes on to decapitate her