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Prometheus Assignment 1 Why was it Forethought and not Afterthought who defied Zeus Forethought made the decision to defy Zeus he had time to think ahead he made the decision that I am going to enlighten men Prometheus lit the torch and brought down fire a protection for men better then anything else Zeus didnt want the men to be enlightened he wanted men to be nothing more then dumb pieces of clay Prometheus also known as Forethought violated Zeus so Zeus made him guard a rock forever Cast in unbreakable irons Prometheus was chained to the top of the Caucasus Mountains Every day an eagle swooped out of the sky and ate his liver Zeus found a more subtle way to punish the mortals He sent to earth a beautiful but silly woman Her name was Pandora Afterthought sees the errors that Forethought made 2 Knowing the names of the gods what new insights do you have to Mary Shelleys use of the Prometheus Myth The story Frankenstein is a story about choices Victor like Prometheus made choices Victor Frankenstein can be seen as the modern Prometheus He defies the gods by creating life himself Instead of being the created Victor takes Gods place and becomes the creator Just as Prometheus Victor gets punished for his deeds He is punished by his creation while Prometheus was punished by the Zeus 3 Respond to the third paragraph of the Introduction and why the ancient Greek thought the time traveler was stupid The story of Prometheus is not true unfortunately the odds of this story being even remotely true are slim Its a story about choices it has morals you cannot go back in time and view something that hasnt really happened The point is to contemplate before you act Victor could have made better choices he shouldnt have tried to create life The time traveler thought that the man
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