Agamemnon

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Agamemnon Agamemnon is the first book in the Orestiean Trilogy written by the famous Greek tragedy writer, Aeschylus. Agamemnon is a story of justice and revenge. The story takes place in a city called Argos. It starts with Agamemnon, the king of Argos, away at the Trojan War. The city is eagerly awaiting the news of their king’s welfare and the outcome of the war. Watchmen are posted in the city, watching for the …

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…people fear him. Agamemnon shows how people have choices. Agamemnon had a choice whether or not to sacrifice his daughter, and he made the wrong choice. Then Clytemnestra had the choice of killing her husband, Agamemnon, and taking justice into her own hands to do what she feels is right, or letting a man continue living. She made her choice, which was to kill Agamemnon, now the question is, did she make the right choice?