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    Scorned Wife's Revenge

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    A Scorned Wife’s Revenge Euripides is a famous Greek playwright who is known for the many tragedies he wrote based on Greek mythology and the dark side of human nature. One of his most well-known plays, Medea, tells the story of a wife looking for revenge after being left by her husband. The play’s antagonist, Medea, is married to the Greek hero Jason, but he leaves her for King Creon’s daughter, Glauce, in order to gain a political advantage. Heartbroken, Medea grieves the loss of her…

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    Abigail mother taught her the wisdom of God and to put all her trust in the Lord and not man. She was a hard worker and she gained the respect of all the servants because she treated them with respect. However, her husband Nabal was a wealthy, harsh man who was abusive to Abigail and his abuse increase with his drinking. He took Abigail for granted and did not see the wealth of knowledge within her. He would verbally abuse her and make her feel as if she was worthless. David was avoiding…

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    Daisy Buchanan, a girl who was born in a wealthy surrounding in East Egg. Daisy met a guy named Gatsby. They were in love until one day Gatsby had to leave for war. She then decided to marry a guy named Tom Buchanan. After a few years, Daisy’s cousin, named Nick Carraway, arrives in East Egg. Nick then gets invited to Gatsby's party, which led to Daisy seeing Gatsby again after many years. Summing up everything Daisy is rich, married to Tom Buchanan, and has an affair with Gatsby. Doing all that…

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    Queen Elizabeth I in her, Speech to her last Parliament, announces that her time has come to step down from her duties as queen in her last goodbye to the people. Queen Elizabeth I supports her claim by describing the reason she should resign. Queen Elizabeth provides logic by saying, “I have received at God’s hands, but to God only and wholly all is given and ascribed.” In this claim Queen Elizabeth is using logos to give the people logic as it is right to resign, she is saying it’s in God’s…

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    Cleon Speech

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    Analysis of Cleon “Lack of learning combined with sound common sense is more helpful than… cleverness,” -Cleon Starting with a background of Cleon, he was a general in the Delian League fighting for Athens against the Spartans. Cleon is widely acclaimed as one of the most notorious demagogues. Although an Aristocrat by association in politics, Cleon stood by what today we would call the working class. Not revered by the upper class, Cleon received much negativity, especially from…

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    Pride In Antigone

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    Honor. Loyalty. Love. All are certain characteristics that Antigone carries out in order to maintain the role of a tragic heroine in Sopocles’ drama Antigone. In the Greek drama, these were considered topics that gave interest to the audience. A tragic hero, or heroine, can be classified as someone who makes a judgment error that can eventually lead to his or her tragic downfall or destruction (Willocks). Within Sopocles’ Antigone, Antigone carries out the role of a tragic heroine by: expressing…

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    Tragedy In Antigone

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    course. The play “Antigone,” first premiering in 441 B.C, will be used to analyze how tragedy affects the cultural values of the Ancient Greeks on topics such as religion/spirituality, gender roles, and family values. Additionally, the play also gives readers an inside look at what attributes were sought after in an Ancient Greek leader, as one desecrates family and religious values will not hold the reign so long in Ancient Greece. In regards to the tragedy that occurred in Antigone, we learn…

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    Authority In Antigone

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    and beliefs don’t have a right or wrong, becoming an issue of why we decide to put our faith in something. In Antigone, Sophocles’ contrasting characterization demonstrates Antigone’s personal morals and Ismene’s belief in authority and how individuals must decide between the two, even though both options may result in torment. Sophocles’ contrasting characterization demonstrates that Antigone is determined to abide by her personal morals,…

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    Essay On Antigone

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    the man who wrote Antigone. Antigone is widely accepted as one of the best and broadly known Greek tragedies. As for the definition of tragedy, Aristotle says in Poetics, “A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself; in appropriate and pleasurable language;... in a dramatic rather than narrative form; with incidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish a catharsis of these emotions” (Aristotle). Antigone accomplishes all…

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    Satire In Antigone

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    and dramatic. The Theban plays contain three plays, Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone, which all must deal with the fate of Thebes, Greece, a significant Greek city in central Greece. The third part of Sophocles’ Theban plays, Antigone continues with the dysfunctionality of the family due to the protagonist, Antigone conflicting with her uncle, also known as the King Creon. Ismene the sister of Antigone speaks about the conflict about their brother Eteocles and Polyneices. Both…

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