Theseus and the Minotaur story

Theseus and the Minotaur story
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  • EXPOSITION
  • CONFLICT
  • RISING ACTION
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  • In Ancient Greece, Theseus and his father the King live in Athens. King Minos lives in Crete and has a giant maze with a Minotaur in it.
  • CLIMAX
  • Athens must send 7 young girls and 7 young boys to Crete each year to be killed by the Minotaur.
  • FALLING ACTION
  • Theseus volunteers to be one of the tributes sent to Crete. In Crete, Princess Ariadne decides to help Theseus by showing him how to get out of the maze.
  • RESOLUTION
  • Theseus fights the Minotaur and wins.
  • Theseus and Ariadne leave Crete and set sail for Athens.
  • Though Theseus won the day, tragedy strikes. Theseus forgot to change the sails from black to white. His father jumped off the cliff into the ocean from grief.
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