|Aeschylus Oresteia / Metaphors :
A 5 page paper that
provides an overview of metaphor, specifically bird metaphors,
that are utilized to represent the tragedy of the young in the first
play of the Oresteia. Bibliography lists no additional sources.
Oresteia / Agamemnon : A 5 page paper that
discusses Cassandra's rendering of the play within the play,
which describes the plot and the the story through the imagery
of her words. No additional sources cited. Agam.wps
Aeschylus Oresteia / Agamemnon vs.
Blood : 4 page-long essay comparatively analyzing the
differences between finale for the Chorus in Greek tragedy's
"Agamemnon" and Hazel Motes in Flannery O'Connor's "Wise
Blood." No bibliography. Agamemot.wps
Aeschylus Oresteia / Agamemnon vs.
Blood # 2 : A 2 page version of Agememot.wps [above] that
concentrates on the theme of death within the two stories.
Aristotles Concept of Organic Unity in
Poetics, As it
Appears in the Plots of Oedipus the King & Agamemnon :
A 5 page paper which examines Aristotles concept of organic
as defined in his work, Poetics, and by analyzing the plot functions of
the characters Tiresias in the play, Oedipus the King, by Sophocles,
and Cassandra in the play, Agamemnon, by Aeschylus. Specifically
compared and contrasted are how these characters do or do not
perform organic functions within their respective plots. Bibliography
lists 3 sources. TGagaoed.wps
Human Sacrifice in Aeschylus Agamemnon:
A 7 page paper looking at this rather surprising theme in Aeschylus
tragedy. The paper suggests that in the conflict between
Agamemnon and Clytemnestra over the sacrifice of their
daughter, Aeschylus captured a significant moment in Greek
religious history -- the point when the value of human life began
to supersede the rights of the gods. Bibliography lists five
Characters Foolishness : A 6 page
argumentative essay entitled "Antigone's Childish Defiance : A
Pointless Death." Writer argues that Antigone acts irrationally in
defying Creon and could have developed some better and more
productive way of coping with her brother's denied burial. The
writer feels that Antigone acted of her own freewill and that
there is no underlying theme of fate present in the story with
regard to her ultimate demise. Bibliography lists 3 supporting
Sophocles Antigone/ Creon As A Tragic
A 5 page paper discussing the characterization of Creon in
Sophocles play, and how he fits the traditional definition of a
tragic figure. The paper traces Creons development through the
play, arguing that although his self-righteousness and
inflexibility did not change until the end, his motivations
degenerated from patriotic ones to personal ones, creating much
of the tragic element. Bibliography lists three sources.
Sophocles Antigone/ Analysis of Familial
The father and son conflict contained in this play, between the
characters Creon and Haemon, is analyzed in this 5 page paper.
The emotional confrontation is discussed in the context of the
entire Greek tragedy by Sophocles. No additional sources cited.
Sophocles Antigone/ The First Feminist : A
5 page essay
that looks at Antigone from a feminist viewpoint. By asserting
her individuality, she became free yet she remained a prisoner
of her beliefs since by obeying her conscious she faced death.
No additional sources cited. Antigfe.wps
Sophocles Antigone / Scene 5 Analyzed :
A 5 page analysis of the last scene in the play by the ancient Greek
playwright, Sophocles. The writer demonstrates how this
climatic scene answers the theological and philosophical
questions of the play and how they related to Greek society. No
additional sources cited.. Scene 5.wps
Sophocles Antigone / Role Of The Chorus :
A 5 pagepaper on the role of the Chorus in this ancient Greek play by
Sophocles. The paper concludes that the Chorus represents the
point of view of the average person in the audience.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Anchorus.wps