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Which Greek symbolizes eternal frustration: Sisyphus or Prometheus?




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Answer: Sisyphus

Because he betrayed them, the gods made Sisyphus perpetually push a stone up a cliff, only to have it roll back down. Thus, frustration is sisyphean. Prometheus made humans from clay and taught them how to make fire. For this, Zeus chained him to a rock in the Caucasus, where a vulture daily nibbled his liver. This situation is more annoying than frustrating.

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