Persephone and Janet Weiss<br />By Artemis<br />
Thesis<br />Though separated by time, the loss of youthful ignorance is common in an ancient Greek myth and a 1970s movie....
Who are they?<br />Persephone-The original “damsel in distress”<br />Janet-Being held not-so-against-her-will by a transve...
Persephone<br />Called Kore (KOR-ay) which means maiden<br />Daughter of Zeus and Demeter<br />Kidnapped, raped, and force...
Janet Weiss<br />Fiancé to Brad Majors<br />Car breaks down, willingly goes to Frank N. Furter’s Castle<br />Falls in love...
The Calls<br />Persephone<br />She was picking flowers with Artemis and Athena when her uncle Hades comes and kidnaps her<...
Helpers<br />Persephone<br />Athena and Artemis were with her, but either died or ran away<br />Janet<br />The only person...
Crossing the Threshold<br />Persephone<br />She was kidnapped, raped, and forced to become the Queen of the Underworld<br ...
Tests<br />Persephone<br />Nothing. She moped around all day and didn’t eat anything except some pomegranate seeds.<br />J...
More Helpers<br />Persephone<br /> Her mom, Demeter, was the only person trying to save her<br />Janet<br />Columbia, sort...
Climax! <br />Persephone<br />Demeter found Persephone and rescued her. Forced to stay 3 months out of the year<br />Janet...
Flight<br />Persephone<br />She left with Demeter but has to return for 3 months each year and reign as Queen<br />Janet<b...
Sources<br />Rocky Horror Picture Show<br />http://www.palethea.com/SortaSingles/Persephone.html<br />http://images.elfwoo...
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Janet & Persephone

  1. 1. Persephone and Janet Weiss<br />By Artemis<br />
  2. 2. Thesis<br />Though separated by time, the loss of youthful ignorance is common in an ancient Greek myth and a 1970s movie.<br />
  3. 3. Who are they?<br />Persephone-The original “damsel in distress”<br />Janet-Being held not-so-against-her-will by a transvestite<br />
  4. 4. Persephone<br />Called Kore (KOR-ay) which means maiden<br />Daughter of Zeus and Demeter<br />Kidnapped, raped, and forced to be Queen of the Underworld by Hades (Her Uncle)<br />Tricked into eating pomegranate seeds<br />
  5. 5. Janet Weiss<br />Fiancé to Brad Majors<br />Car breaks down, willingly goes to Frank N. Furter’s Castle<br />Falls in love with Rocky, Furter’s creation<br />Because of the love between her and Rocky, Furter begins to hate Janet<br />
  6. 6. The Calls<br />Persephone<br />She was picking flowers with Artemis and Athena when her uncle Hades comes and kidnaps her<br />Janet<br />She was riding with her fiancé when their car had a blow out, forcing them to go to Dr. Furter’s castle<br />
  7. 7. Helpers<br />Persephone<br />Athena and Artemis were with her, but either died or ran away<br />Janet<br />The only person who was a “helper” was her fiancé who was sort of falling for the transvestite<br />
  8. 8. Crossing the Threshold<br />Persephone<br />She was kidnapped, raped, and forced to become the Queen of the Underworld<br />Janet<br />She and Brad enter the house, she meets the maid and handyman (Magenta and Riff Raff) as well as a groupie (Columbia) and Dr. Furter’s latest creation, Rocky<br />
  9. 9. Tests<br />Persephone<br />Nothing. She moped around all day and didn’t eat anything except some pomegranate seeds.<br />Janet<br />Internal. She was tested in her love for Brad. She miserably failed.<br />
  10. 10. More Helpers<br />Persephone<br /> Her mom, Demeter, was the only person trying to save her<br />Janet<br />Columbia, sort of<br />Riff Raff and Columbia<br />Dr. Scott<br />
  11. 11. Climax! <br />Persephone<br />Demeter found Persephone and rescued her. Forced to stay 3 months out of the year<br />Janet<br />Riff Raff and Magenta kill Dr. Furter and company and force Brad, Janet, and Dr. Scott to leave<br />
  12. 12. Flight<br />Persephone<br />She left with Demeter but has to return for 3 months each year and reign as Queen<br />Janet<br />She left with Brad<br />
  13. 13. Sources<br />Rocky Horror Picture Show<br />http://www.palethea.com/SortaSingles/Persephone.html<br />http://images.elfwood.com/art/s/i/sinyun/hades_persephone.jpg<br />http://images.csail.mit.edu/manoli/gallery/rome/persephone.jpg<br />http://mythinglinks.org/KrisWaldherr_persephone.jpg<br />http://www.meredithdillmann.com/art/artimages/persephone.jpg<br />http://www.kraftfoodservice.com/NR/rdonlyres/986F765A-F7C8-4E7A-AA55-43875D489A1/0/article_pomegranate<br />http://l.bp.blogspot.com/_kV_PgRKeMLI/R2DLNb9g/AAAAAAAAAPc?z8bmz5I-O24/s400/demeter2.jpg<br />http://img.webring.com/r/a/andromeda100/logo<br />http://www.rockymusic.org/img/rhpsphotobw/RHPS-RH13-TimeWarpJanetFaintL.jpg<br />http://www.rockymusic.org/img/rhpsphotocolor/RHPS-FrankSmockGloveL.jpg<br />http://www.filmdope.com/Gallery/ActorsS/15331-16191.gif<br />http://spreflections.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/the_rocky_horror_picture_show1975box.jpg<br />

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