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Jason and the Golden Fleece

Spence is re-telling another Greek classic tale. There was more background than in previous adaptations.  Jason was a son of an ousted King Aeson. Sent away from home at a young age for his own safety, he is taught valuable lessons. He returns as an adult to claim his birthright. A prophecy warned King Pelias…

Perseus

Spence's version of the classic Greek tale is familiar in parts. This is a prime example of a self-fulfilling prophecy. King Akrisious sent his daughter Danae and grandson Perseus away because of a prophecy. It told him to beware of Perseus, he may bring you great harm. Perseus was considered a cowardly child. He wanted…

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