Euripides' Electra And Medea

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SKU: DADAX0822004240
ISBN : 9780822004240
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Euripides' Electra and Medea

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In CliffsNotes on Euripides' Electra & Medea, you explore two classic Greek tragedies by Euripides and discover how the playwright introduced many innovations into the drama of his time. Electra and Medea present enlightening psychological examinations of characters under extreme stress — namely the title characters: Electra, the daughter of Agamemnon who seeks revenge on her mother and uncle for murdering her father and forcing her to live in poverty; and Media, who seeks revenge against her husband Jason for betraying her and marrying another woman.

In this study guide, you'll find Life of the Playwright, as well as character lists and Summaries and Commentaries of each play. You'll also find critical essays on the following topics:

  • The background of the Greek tragedy
  • Aristotle on tragedy
  • Other works by Euripides
  • Notes on the main characters of each play

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Specifications of Euripides' Electra and Medea

AuthorRobert J. Milch
PublisherCliffs Notes
Number Of Pages72
Publication Date1965-09-13
Height8.25 inch.
Length5.34 inch.
Width0.14 inch.
Weight0.13 pounds.

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