Shakespeare Themes: The Myth of Phaeton

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Shakespeare uses Greek mythology in his plays often, and the references he uses serve to illuminate the overarching themes of the moment – today, I present the myth of the demigod Phaeton, and how it’s used in four different Shakespeare plays.
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A snapshot of the myth of Phaeton: Myth of Phaeton
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