Galatea

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(Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers

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the [real] progression has taken place, not in Pygmalion, but in the figure of Galathea, who, at the end of the scene, has not only come to life but has been able to define the nature of her own selfhood in relation to herself, to Pygmalion, and to the natural world.
A rare silver fisheries medal was presented to him by the late King Frederik IX of Denmark in Colombo for his services to the success of the Danish Galathea Fishing Expedition, whose vessel had called at the harbour.
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Paul de Man's reading of Rousseau's Pygmalion makes his sculpted statue, the goddess-like Galathea ("Venus meme est moins belle que vous" (13)), a creation held in the awe characteristic of the Kantian sublime.
Diderot proposes a realignment of the figures Pygmalion, Galathea and Cupid in a mirror-image reversal of Falconet's arrangement.
And the play Pamphilus concludes with the hero's rape of Galathea, as orchestrated by an old hag whom the heroine has come to trust.
She finds such a space in Lyly's play Galathea, where two girls are disguised as boys and thrown in with Diana's nymphs to save them from being sacrificed to a monster.
Pamphilus seeks the aid of an old woman, or go-between, who lures Galathea to her house, and there leaves her alone with Pamphilus, who overcomes her resistance, in effect by raping her.
Crabs of the genus Galathea, however, appeared not to display the phenomenon (Schiller, 1947a, p.
Lamont remarked, "The combination of Galathea and Proserv creates a business platform with a broad geographical footprint.