This assignment includes 28 English words rooted in Greek mythology. The objectives are (1) recognizing mythological allusions and (2) determining the etymology of words.
The instructions read: For each of the following words, write the definition and the myth/story the word alludes to. This will require research! The first word has been completed for you.
The provided example is: Adonis: Definition- an extremely handsome young man. Myth- Adonis was a handsome youth loved by Aphrodite and Persephone. He was killed while hunting boar, but was allowed by Zeus to divide his time between Aphrodite on earth and Persephone in the underworld.