Mythological Allusion: Payton Laube and Noel Pittman

Ate- Goddess of mischief and delusion ans she led men down the path to ruin. She is reckless and a temptress. Daughter of Zeus and Eris the goddess of chaos. Her sister Litai followed her around and cleaned up her messes.

Allusion- A figure of speech where by the author refers to a  subject matter such as, a place, event, or literary work by way of passing reference. It is up to the reader to make a connection to the subject being mentioned.

MAAN: Benedick compares Beatrice to Ate while talking to Don Pedro. " You shall find her the infernal Ate in good apparel."

Shakespeare chose to choose Ate to compare to Beatrice in his story because both are wicked to men.

EQ:
The stories about Ate relate to MAAD with how Don John likes to deceive people just like Ate does to men.

Citations:

"Allusion." Literary Devices. Literary-devices, 2010. Web. 6 May 2015. <http://literary-devices.com/content/allusion>.

Atsma, Aaron J. "Ate." Ate: Goddess And Spirit Of Great Delusion And Folly.. Theoi Project, 2011. Web. 6 May 2015. <http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Ate.html>.

"The Greek Goddesses Every Greek Goddess You've Heard of - and a Bunch You Haven't." Paleothea. Paleothea.com., 2015. Web. 6 May 2015. <http://www.paleothea.com/Goddesses.html>.

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