By Alice Low
Maria Taylor, Eli Rowe, Jessie Dowding, Quinn Gaydos
Call to Adventure
Refusing the Call to Adventure
The ordianry world for Perseus was on a small island where he and his mother Danae had been found. They were found after they were banished by king Acrisius king of Argos. They were banished because Danae was not allowed to have a son.
Meeting with a Mentor
The call to adventure for Perseus was being told by Polydectes the king of the island. Polydectes was going to marry Perseus' mother. Polydectes told Perseus that he had to bring him the head of the Gorgon Medusa.
Crossing the Threshold
Perseus feared that the journey to get Medusa's head was going to be a perilous journey. He feared that he was not going to make it. That is why he refused the journey.
Test, Allies, and Enemis
After Perseus fears that he wont make it on his own he meets new allies Athena who gave him a shield so shiny it will work as a mirror. Then he met Hermes who promised to guide Perseus and gave him an sword that can never be broken. Hermes also told Perseus that he would need to face some tests.
In crossing the threshold this is where Perseus guided by Hermes is sent to the gray land. And the point beyond return is when he takes the gray lady's eye. Perseus tells them he wont give them their eye unless they tell him where Medusa is.
The test that Perseus had to face was finding the winged sandals, a magic wallet, and a cap to make him invisible. All of these items were hidden by the northern nymphs who were the key to getting to the Gray Women. The Grey Women were also the key to getting to Medusa.
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