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  • Helen Morales

Abstract

Classical mythology is kept alive if the stories are being used and retold. It is a continual process of telling, retelling, provoking, reacting, analysing, and revising. The Conclusion summarizes the influence of classical myths through the ages and today, and argues that myths operate relationally to other representations of the same story and in relation to other myths. Some of the ways in which Greek and Roman myths operate are disturbing. Classical mythology has long been promoted over other mythologies. Why is this? Should this be changed?

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