My Thoughts on Fate: The Winx Saga

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at a show that often seems to get a lot of derision online from viewers.    Fate: The Winx Saga is a show that I honestly truly enjoy!    I feel that a lot of the ire the show received from viewers, over both seasons,…

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Faerytale Mashups

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss one of my favorite modern media trends.   There has been a trend for the last decade-plus of having media (that is films, books, and movies) where the plot is based around fairytale figures.    But this particular trend is a mash-up of several fairytale figures into…

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Persephone, Queen of the Underworld, Caretaker of the Dead

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to take a look at the Greek Goddess Persephone.   In particular, I will be focusing on her role as Queen of the Underworld.   In this guise, she is seen as a caretaker of the dead.   It is this aspect of her that is…

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Modron, Morrigan, Morgen

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss the evolution of one of my favorite topics.   The Great Goddess Morgen le Fay is a unique figure within the Arthurian legends and Celtic lore.   She was not always known by the name Morgen and is likely the most modern evolution of this particular Great…

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Queen Aphrodite

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.    For today’s final day of Aphrodisia Week, I have chosen to focus on Aphrodite’s aspect of Queen!   It is, in my opinion, her most powerful aspect which is why I saved it for last. So, Aphrodite is seen…

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Aphrodite the Lover Goddess

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.    For day six of Aphrodisia Week, I have chosen to focus on her most known aspect of the lover.   After all, she is the ultimate lover in the Greek Pantheon! Aphrodite as the lover is the iconic version…

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Aphrodite Areia

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.    For day five of Aphrodisia Week, which is also Femme Fatale Friday, I have chosen the aspect of Aphrodite, Aphrodite Areia.   This is Aphrodite in her warlike aspect!    This aspect of Aphrodite is most confusing to a…

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Aphrodite Beauty

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.   For day four of Aphrodisia Week, I have chosen to focus on Aphrodite as the ultimate Goddess of Beauty. Aphrodite is the iconic Goddess of Beauty, as well as of love.   This is something that is a common…

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Aphrodite, The Mother

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.   For day three of Aphrodisia Week, I have decided to focus on Aphrodite as a mother. Although we all know Aphrodite as a great lover with an insatiable appetite for amorous activities, she is often less associated with motherhood. …

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Aphrodite Pandemos

Welcome back to White Rose of Avalon’s week-long tribute to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite.   For day two of Aphrodisia Week, I have chosen to focus on the aspect of Aphrodite known as Aphrodite Pandemos.   This is the Aphrodite of the people. This aspect of Aphrodite coincides with the birth story of her…

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