The Myth of Poseidon

The Myth of Poseidon

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The rise of Poseidon, God of the Sea

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • Conflict
  • In the beginning, Titans Cronus and Rhea had three sons, Zeus, Poseidon and Hades.
  • Climax
  • Cronus was a very powerful God who feared one day his son would overthrow him.
  • Falling Action
  • So, he swallowed his children except for Zues who was hidden by his mother. She gave Cronus a swaddled stone instead.
  • Resolution
  • Zeus, with the help of Poseidon and Hades, killed their father, Cronus.
  • After their father Cronus was killed, Zeus, Poseidon and Hades had to decide how to divide up creation.
  • The three brothers drew sticks to decide who would rule different parts of creation. Zeus ruled the skies, Hades ruled the Underworld and Poseidon drew the straw to rule the Sea, where he spent most of his time.
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