Agamemon. Justifiable Homicide

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Certainly, there are times when death is the only answer. Many people decide that justice is for the taking, and do so in a great vengeance. Moreover, there are instances when homicide is the best route for a person. Agamemnon's death is one of those instances. It is very clear that two wrongs do make a right. Clytaemnestra, Agamemnon's spouse and queen of Argos, has planned for her king's death for more than a decade. …

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…enforce justice on her child's killer. A man with such reckless abandon for the safety of his family should not be the head of an entire people. Clearly the only rational decision is to eliminate Agamemnon. Works Cited Aeschylus' Agamemnon, The Choephori & The Eumenides. Cliffs Notes. Lincoln, Neb.: Cliffs Notes, Inc., 1992. Aeschylus. The Norton Anthology World Masterpieces. 6th ed. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1992. Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 10th ed. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996.