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    Agamemnon Passions

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    audience of the Greek play Agamemnon. Rather than surprising us with the murders that befall at the hands of vengeance, the Greek playwright uses this common story to display the underlying theme that one must first suffer before they can reach the truth. To understand the significance behind the story of Agamemnon, one must understand the passions and how they relate to the human person, Zeus’s law of suffering into truth, and Aeschylus’s motives for writing Agamemnon and how he reflects Catholic

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    Agamemnon was the son of Atreus, the brother of Menelaus and the brother-in-law of Helen; he was told to sacrifice his daughte Agamemnon was the son of Atreus, the brother of Menelaus and the brother-in-law of Helen; he was told to sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia to atone for the killing of a deer sacred to Artemis so that the Greek fleet could have wind to sail to Troy. However, Artemis snatched Iphigenia away at the last second and transported her to Tauris (now known as the Crimea)

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    What Is Agamemnon

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    Summary: Agamemnon is upset that Zeus is demanding that the Greeks leave despite having promised victory to them. Diomedes calls out Agamemnon for having no courage and says that he is more than welcome to leave. While the soldiers feast, Nestor convinces Agamemnon to discuss matters with his councilors away from the soldiers. While they are away from the soldiers, Nestor recommends appeasing Achilles; Agamemnon agrees by offering cities and Briseis and appoints Ajax, Odysseus, and Phoenix. They

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    Medea And Agamemnon

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    Ancient expectations for women include always putting the responsibilities of being a mother above all else, as shown in Euripides’ Medea and Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, as well as Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis. Both Clytemnestra and Medea exhibit motherly love and tend to those responsibilities, but commit atrocious, unladylike acts, which jeopardize the sympathy felt for them by an audience. The respective playwrights of each story use their character’s motivations and how they align with their roles

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    Masculinity In Agamemnon

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    Lines 1372 to 1430 in Aeschylus’s Agamemnon is a dialogue between Clytemnestra and the Chorus right after she avenged murder on Agamemnon and Cassandra. This dialogue is essential as it gives Clytemnestra a very masculine representation as she defies the conventional female role. Aeschylus uses many literary features to properly execute her masculinity. Clytemnestra’s daring and remorseless acts ensues her rejection of femininity, which in turn allows her to be a powerful and dominant force in the

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    Morals In Agamemnon

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    idea as well as the play Agamemnon, the first of a three play series written by Aeschylus that blends history and mythology by telling the story of King Agamemnon and the aftermath of the Trojan war. Although the best way to describe Agamemnon may be as a cautionary tale, its characters are also relatable with their clear display of Greek morals. This allowed audiences to relate the story to their life in the choices they make. The characters in Aeschylus’ play Agamemnon are written as both an example

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    The Plague Of Agamemnon

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    Agamemnon was not the noblest of kings as he cared very little when the problem was directly linked to him. It took ten days to call an assembly but it was not Agamemnon who called the greeks, it was Achilles. “Nine days the god’s arrows rained death on the camp. On the tenth day, Achilles called an assembly. Hera, the white-armed goddess, planted the thought in him Because she cared for the Greeks and it pained her To see them dying.” Though no one knew of the cause of the plague was because Agamemnon

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    Agamemnon Essay

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    but only seven survive. The oldest of these is The Suppliant Maidens. The trilogy, Agamemnon, Choephore, and Eumendis, was not long before 458. Aeschylus acted in his own plays.      His family belonged to an old Athenian nobility and, as part of his duty, he

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    Iliad, the son of Atreus and the brother of Menelaus, Agamemnon, led the Greek forces in the Trojan War, which accounted for vicious fighting and losses. The Iliad recites some of the important incidents of the concluding weeks in the Trojan war. It’s Zeus will for Troy to fall. Agamemnon reveals before us as a supremely achieved warrior, however, as a king he typically demonstrates the displays unsuited with the ideals of real amity. Agamemnon, lord of men and king of the Greeks, shows leadership

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    Agamemnon Justice And Vengeance. Justice delivers the just recompense or payment for wrongdoing or transgression of a law. Justice evokes the feeling of equality and fairness. Wrongs done – wrongs rewarded. In so doing we live life as law abiders and not law breakers and have a reasonable expectation of abiding in civility, and not rebellious mayhem. Vengeance, on the other hand, is the emotional response to a perceived wrong without regard for how it stands up against the rule of law. It

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