Deeper Philosophical meanings of The Baccai

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One of ancient Greece’s tragic plays in entitled “The Bacchae”, written by Euripides. Many larger and deeper philosophical views are expressed in the play. The plot contains many speeches, and one might think at certain points that they would be the moral. The actual moral, however, is almost impossible to define. Euripides uses a style of writing that is heavy with surreal details that are not present in other Greek tragedies. On page 21, lines 506…

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…reality, god versus mortal, man versus woman, and good versus evil. Deep philosophical views are expressed in Euripides’s play “The Bacchae”. The speeches and certain points in the plot help illustrate the themes, as well as the moral. The statement “How do you live? What are you doing? Who are you? You don’t know!” helps in the comprehension of the deeper philosophical views in this play that are not present other Greek tragedies.