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Medusas legends are very tangled with those of athene, and medusa may originally have been her sexual and destructive aspect. Some legends say medusa was given her fearsome aspect by athene as punishment for winning a beauty contest against her or that the punishment was given because the sea god poseidon had sex with medusa in athenes temple. Medusa is a fit symbol of internalized oppression, in this case specifically internalized sexism. What is internalized sexism a short definition internalized sexism is the involuntary internalization by women of the sexist messages that are present in their societies and culture. today we look at one of the most misunderstood characters in greek mythology, medusa. We examine how she became the monster that she is so widely regarded as. Medusa was one of the three gorgons, daughters of phorcys and ceto, sisters of the graeae, echidna, and ladon all dreadful and fearsome beasts. A beautiful mortal, medusa was the exception in the family, until she incurred the wrath of athena, either due to her boastfulness or because of an ill-fated love affair with poseidon. Transformed into a vicious monster with snakes for hair, she was. This week were going greek as asha recounts the tale of medusa. Medusas snake hair is the symbol of hissing and spitting of medusas thoughts. The words with sibilant s sounds in this stanza create an onomatopoeia of the womans angry disgust. Athena never tried to curse him or call him out for what he did to medusa. Athena saw it as medusa was the target to blame, since she was so beautiful and attention-grabbing. That is the exact opposite of how i want to portray this story. I want to express that medusa was not as guilty as she seemed.