Writing Ariadne's Perspective
Rewrite the myth of Ariadne and Theseus from her point of view. Choose one of the following three possibilities:
- Have Ariadne write a letter to Theseus telling him what she thinks about their affair.
- Use the grammar and vocabulary given in chapters 1-6 to have Ariadne retell the myth of Theseus emphasizing her role in saving the Athenians.
- Write a description of what Ariadnes life is like after Theseus departure.
Photo credit: Lucanian red figure volute krater, c. 380-360 BCE. Photograph by Maria Daniels, courtesy of the Toledo Museum of Art.
Ariadne crowns Dionysos with a laurel wreath while Pan and a satyr pick grapes above, Toledo 1981.110