Tag: greek mythology

  • Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Madeline Miller’s Circe is a book that I enjoyed so much that I wrote my honours thesis on it. It is a feminist retelling of the character Circe from Greek mythology, which is a topic that Miller is very acquainted with. If you’re not familiar, Circe appears in the Odyssey as another trial for Odysseus […]

  • The Legend of Medusa: Myths and Misconceptions

    The Legend of Medusa: Myths and Misconceptions

    If you didn’t know, I’m very interested in Greek mythology – so much that I wrote a thesis on feminist interpretations. One of the biggest figures in Greek mythology that isn’t a god or a hero is possibly Medusa, the snake-haired gorgon who can turn people to stone with a glance.  Medusa has become somewhat […]