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  • Greek Drama
    This is an interesting project. In addition to the three requirements in your inquiry, a “Greek tragedy” must also have a protagonist who falls from a high place, due to his/her tragic flaw,...

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  • Greek Drama
    The Greek term “a hero” refers not to someone with super powers, but to the protagonist (main character in an “agon,” a conflict or battle). As defined by Aristotle, it is one element of a...

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  • Greek Drama
    The first difficulty here is that Greek drama consists of both tragedy and comedy, as does modern drama. Thus it would make more sense to compare Greek drama with modern drama or Greek tragedy with...

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  • The Odyssey
    In Greek mythology, the goddess Athena was Zeus' daughter, and played a major role in Homer's epic story The Odyssey. As the protector of the hero, Odysseus' son, Telemachus, she helps steer the...

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  • Poetics
    Aristotle's Poetics is a work of literary criticism that attempted to understand the nature and effect of classical Greek drama and its role in the polis (city-state). As a descriptive work, it did...

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  • Oedipus Rex
    The three Unities in Greek drama, as described in Aristotle’s rules of poetry in The Poetics, are the Unities of Time, Place, and Action; here, the entire dramatic action of Oedipus takes place...

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  • Greek Drama
    Many of the concepts of reason to which we now adhere were first developed by the ancient Greeks and expressed in their dramatic, philosophical, and gnomic literature. One important characteristic...

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  • Greek Drama
    Though Western culture has become invested in a notion of individuality, we remain interested in (and conflicted by) the constraints of roles. Family roles, social roles, and professional roles all...

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  • Lysistrata
    There are several definitions of "exploit," most of them having good denotations and good connotations. I'm assuming though that you mean "exploit" in its negative meaning since you couple it with...

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  • Greek Drama
    It is conjectured that admission costs were originally free, but changed once crowds became too large. As far as scholars and archaeologists can tell, anyone could attend the theatre performances...

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  • Greek Drama
    I think that one of the most intense similarities between both women's experience of motherhood is interrupted. Clytemnestra sees her daughter, Iphigenia, sacrificed by her husband in order to...

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  • Greek Drama
    Most Greek tragedies have a fairly standard structure. There are actually two ways you can divide a Greek tragedy into parts, one by literary form and one by type of action. Literary critics use...

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  • Greek Drama
    In Greek, the term "protagonist" is derived from "proto-" (first) and "agon" (contest) and literally means first contestant. Its transferred meaning in literary context means "main character". In...

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  • Greek Drama
    Greek drama, although the foundation of modern western drama, differs radically from contemporary theater in that it was part of the religious are well as secular life of the Greek polis. The...

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  • Greek Drama
    In one way, it would be possible to answer this question by saying that there were no female roles in Greek drama, because all characters, male and female, were actually played by male actors,...

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  • Greek Drama
    Greek drama has many distinctive features that are rarely found elsewhere, except in those works it directly influenced.Because Greek drama evolved from choral performance, both tragedy and comedy...

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  • Greek Drama
    Of course, as the Greek culture was based on the premise that men were far more important than women, generally in Greek life as a guide, women were thought to be rather insignificant. However,...

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  • Greek Drama
    Even though you may not feel prepared to write a paper on Greek tragedies, this is an excellent opportunity to learn some really interesting things. Your teacher gave you license to choose...

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  • Greek Drama
    There some very famous plays and playwrights of ancient Greece. Sophocles is the author of probably the most famous tragedy of all time: Oedipus Rex. This play is part of The Oedipus Trilogy,...

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  • Greek Drama
    Most of the Greeks taught logic, rhetoric, and grammar--the three becoming the central core of most Greek education. Socrates was a product of this liberal education, and was the creator of what...

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  • Greek Drama
    Greek Drama grew out of religious celebrations (as much theatre has over the course of time). Originally, there was a simple dithyramb, what we might call a hymn. Then, in order to make these...

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