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    Janet & Persephone Janet & Persephone Presentation Transcript

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