Greek Myth Book Report: Prometheus Steals Fire From Heaven



Title - Prometheus Steals Fire From Heaven
Author - Shortened, Simplified version of real story. Author Unknown
I. Setting:

The setting for the story Prometheus Steals Fire From Heaven is In
heaven, Earth, Olympus, and Mt. Caucasus. The time period is that of when there
were only the (Greek) gods, and no men on earth, and none of the animals seemed
worthy to rule the rest.

II. Point of View:

Omniscient point of view

III. Characters:

Zeus - Zeus is the ruler of the universe. At one point in the story Zeus was
Jealous of others' powers. Zeus also had a bad temper and was mad at Prometheus
for stealing heavens fire and chained Prometheus high on Mt. Caucasus, forever.
He is one ...

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His part is somewhat
significant later in the story, but he has no say in what he does, even if it is
wrong.

Pandora - Pandora was made by Zeus. She was made to curb man's power. As
beautiful as a goddess, the immortals bestowed gifts on her to make her more
captivating. Pandora is the 2nd antagonist in the story.

IV. Theme

The hero's mission is to create a man like figure on the Earth, with the
power of fire. Pandora accidentally opened a jar full of disease, envy, revenge,
spite, and other evils which went on man, down on the earth, but she closed it.
The only thing left in it was hope. That is all man had now - hope. Prometheus
completed his mission, even though he was chained up on the side of the mountain
and tormented the rest of his life.

V. Plot

There was a time when there was no gods, and Heaven and Earth alone
existed. From their union sprung the Titans, and the children of the Titans,
the gods rebelled and overthrew them. Now there was no men on ...

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