Title - Prometheus Steals Fire From Heaven
Author - Shortened, Simplified version of real story. Author Unknown
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
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 of 2 antagonists in the story.
Hera - Queen of heaven, no significannot
part in story.
Prometheus - The major protagonist in the story. Prometheus was one of the
Titans (parents of the gods). He always thought of the positive side of things,
and never let anyone or thing phase him. He proudly endured pain and showed his
agony to none, all for inferior humans.
Epimetheus - A minor part in the story. Epimetheus was the brother of
Hephaestus - This minor character is heaven's lame smith. His part is somewhat
later in the story, but he has no say in what he does, even if it is
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.
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... [continues]
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