Janet & Persephone

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  • 1. Persephone and Janet Weiss
    By Artemis

2. Thesis
Though separated by time, the loss of youthful ignorance is common in an ancient Greek myth and a 1970s movie.
3. Who are they?
Persephone-The original damsel in distress
Janet-Being held not-so-against-her-will by a transvestite
4. 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
5. Janet Weiss
Fianc to Brad Majors
Car breaks down, willingly goes to Frank N. Furters Castle
Falls in love with Rocky, Furters creation
Because of the love between her and Rocky, Furter begins to hate Janet
6. 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 fianc when their car had a blow out, forcing them to go to Dr. Furters castle
7. Helpers
Persephone
Athena and Artemis were with her, but either died or ran away
Janet
The only person who was a helper was her fianc who was sort of falling for the transvestite
8. 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. Furters latest creation, Rocky
9. Tests
Persephone
Nothing. She moped around all day and didnt eat anything except some pomegranate seeds.
Janet
Internal. She was tested in her love for Brad. She miserably failed.
10. More Helpers
Persephone
Her mom, Demeter, was the only person trying to save her
Janet
Columbia, sort of
Riff Raff and Columbia
Dr. Scott
11. 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
12. Flight
Persephone
She left with Demeter but has to return for 3 months each year and reign as Queen
Janet
She left with Brad
13. 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
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http://spreflections.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/the_rocky_horror_picture_show1975box.jpg