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by Aeschylus

The Eumenides is the third part of Aeschylus' great trilogy, the Oresteia. It has been said that Athens left the world two masterpieces of surpassing beauty: the Parthenon and the Oresteia. Aeschylus was the great father of drama in the West, and this trilogy provides the bulk of what we know about…

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Posted By adnan y #367354 at Apr 15, 2014 1:03 PM

Comparisons between The Eumenides and The Bacchae

Should be cooparative. About, innate/implicit meaning. For example, in Eumenide, you see grand design, not only for characters of the play but also for all of mankind.

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Posted By julie y #315275 at Apr 15, 2013 11:29 AM


Posted By terry t #242305 at Apr 09, 2012 10:33 PM

Is freuds assertion that humans are unavoidably prone to aggression a plausable argument?

freuds criticism in civilization and its discontents of the biblical injunction with 'love thy neighbour'

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Posted By ivee v #195757 at Aug 15, 2011 10:25 PM