Describe one way that Racine's Phaedra is different from Euripides's Hippolytus.

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Racine's Phaedrais a neoclassical French play from the 17th century (1677); it is based on Euripedes' Hippolyta , a Greek play from the classic period in Greece.  Therefore, the staging, the audience-commodity relationship, the religious beliefs, etc. etc. are all different.  Racine focused on the character of Phaedra, while Euripides (406...

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Racine's Phaedra is a neoclassical French play from the 17th century (1677); it is based on Euripedes' Hippolyta, a Greek play from the classic period in Greece.  Therefore, the staging, the audience-commodity relationship, the religious beliefs, etc. etc. are all different.  Racine focused on the character of Phaedra, while Euripides (406 BC) saw Hippolytus' dilemma as more worthy of dramatic development.

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