Medusa and the Art of Feminist Rebellion A New Interpretation of an Ancient Myth
Author(s):
MR ASHANK CHAUDHARY, DR SHABANA SINGH
Keywords:
Medusa, feminism, Greek Mythology
Abstract
The fascinating mythological determination of Medusa has intrigued pupils and artists alike, embodying a multifaceted image of energy, femininity, and transformation. This paper pursuits to get to the bottom of the enigma surrounding Medusa via a multidisciplinary evaluation, encompassing mythology, artwork history, psychology, and feminist theory. By delving into historical Greek mythology, we discover the origins and evolution of Medusa's character, her position as a Gorgon, and the importance of her serpentine hair and petrifying gaze. Moreover, we delve into mental theories and archetypal evaluation to decipher Medusa's deeper mental and symbolic dimensions, her connection to trauma, energy dynamics, and the female psyche. Lastly, we discover the feminist perspective, inspecting Medusa as an image of female agency, resistance, and the reclamation of girl identity. Through this complete investigation, we intend to offer a nuanced expertise of Medusa's enduring allure, her cultural importance, and her relevance in the current discourse surrounding mythology, gender, and representation.
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Unique Paper ID: 161484

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4

Page(s): 334 - 341
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