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The Story Sisyphus

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  • Exposition
  • There was a man named Sisyphus. He was a murderer, rapist, and thief. He should have been killed many times. But he had a silver tongue and got kicked out of many towns
  • I agree, but you must leave at once!
  • Well I will leave, if you agree to my demands
  • Conflict
  • One day Sisyphus walked into a temple at the seaside and raided it, this angered Poseidon.
  • Rising Action
  • They had talked here until, Sisyphus asked about how he would kill gods and Thánatos told him, that he used special shackles, he asked if he could show it to him and he did
  • Poseidon, called on a god to kill Sisyphus, Thánatos was that god, he was the god of death and had met Sisyphus here.
  • Sisyphus used the shackles to tie him up
  • Climax
  • You can't take me down there!
  • Many gods were mad at Sisyphus. Hades, Ares, Poseidon, and Thánatos. Hades, Ares, and Poseidon had freed Thánatos after searching for him.
  • They were now going to kill Sisyphus but not talk to him.
  • Sisyphus had told his wife not to bury his body
  • Falling Action
  • Sisyphus was brought down to the underworld and talked to Persephone he asked if he could go back up to say his farewells to his family and have a funeral.
  • Fine but be back in three days.
  • Resolution
  • Push it up the mountain and you will be free.
  • Sisyphus was found and his body buried, Hades said if you could push a rock up a Mountain he could be free.
  • I will.
  • Ares, Hades, Poseidon, and Thánatos hunted Sisyphus and they found him and killed him
  • Hades grabbed his soul and started bringing him down to the underworld
  • He kept walking when he got to the surface and three days pasted and Persephone told Hades.
  • Sisyphus kept pushing it up and it fell all the way back down the mountain, he had to do this forever.
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