Womenís Roles in Aeschylus and Euripides
Due to the fact of similarities between authors writing in the same place and time, we often make the mistake of presuming their viewpoints are identical on the given subject. It would be a mistake to expect Aeschylusí Agamemnon and Euripidesí Medea to express identical views on the subject; each author had a unique way. The opinions of these two writers on this subject are actually different.
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see that the home ran smoothly and the lives of their men were secure and comfortable. From this point, what is truly remarkable is that Aeschylus managed to make Clytemnestra sympathetic at all.
Maynard Mack, and Editors. The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. Vol. 1. New York: Norton and Company, 1998.
Aeschylus (translated by Robert Eagles). The Orestia. Agamemnon The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. Vol. 1. Ed. Maynard Mack, and editors. New York: Norton and Company, 1998.