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  • The Pot of Gold
    Plautus, as well as almost every other writer who has ever penned a word, produces work that is then categorized by other people in the world of literature. The same is true of Homer, Pliny,...

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    Aulularia or The Pot of Gold by Plautus is a Roman comedy based on an earlier Greek play by Menander and thus mixes Greek and Roman elements. As was typical of Greek New Comedy and Roman Comedy,...

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    As is typical of Roman comedy, several of the major characters in The Pot of Gold by Plautus are slaves. The slaves serve many different purposes in the plot and the audience experience. Like the...

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    The Pot of Gold or Aulularia by Plautus is a romantic Roman comedy based on a lost New Comedy written by the Greek playwright Menander. It employs stock characters including a miser, young lovers,...

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    As in many ancient writings, the plot in "The Pot of Gold" centers around the clash between the rich and the poor. The classes were strictly divided and harbored deep mistrust toward each other....

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    In Plautus' Pot of Gold (Latin: Aulularia), an aged Athenian named Euclio has a pot of gold. In the course of the play, Euclio moves the pot of gold several times because he is afraid that the gold...

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    The two plots of these plays are very clearly interlinked, and Plautus took various elements of Meander's work in order to help him write his own play. Both plays feature an old man who is very...

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    The female characters and the way that women are discussed in Plautus' play, The Pot of Gold, clearly reflect the time of the play's writing. In this time, women had very little standing. They...

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    Euclio is above all a character who is defined by his greed and avaricious nature. It is clear from the very opening scene, when he beats Staphyla, his old slave who is very loyal to him, that his...

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    Plautus in this play picks up a number of themes that are of particular interest in his life and times. Firstly, there is the stock character of the miser, shown in Euclio, who is a figure who is...

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    It is important to recognise the way in which Plautus, in this comedy, is using stock characters from ancient Greek comedy in his presentation of this immensely funny play. This is evidenced in the...

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    This work focuses on the way that wealth may not be quite the blessing that humans assume it is. This is shown through the central symbol of the pot of gold, which Euclio rediscovers thanks to his...

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