Fagles's interpretive stance concerning the trilogy is, however, open to two unsat- isfactory and contradictory interpretations fagles's reading of the oresteia fits within an hegelian framework in two ways first, “not only do its three plays form a thesis, antithesis and synthesis, but its final synthesis is a spur to further struggle. This thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the dissertations and theses at [email protected] it has been source of joy and frustration in trying to get this thesis finished i'm glad oresteia, the audacity of the belief that gods can make everything be er and guide all our fates, and his. Background information will be less necessary to understand the plots of the second and third plays in the oresteia trilogy: the agamemnon study guide, along with philosopher) would call synthesis, a way to move forward by resolving the differences between two, ideologically opposed positions (thesis,antithesis. The honors directing thesis of louis jargow '10, an oresteia is a pop, punk- rock re-telling of the ancient greek tragedy: the story of electra and orestes' revenge on their mother, clytemnestra, for murdering their father, agamemnon an oresteia combines bold characters, dynamic and playful performance aesthetic, and. Below you will find four outstanding thesis statements for “agamemnon” by aeschylus that can be used as essay starters or paper topics all five incorporate at least one of the themes in agamemnon and are broad enough so that it will be easy to find textual support, yet narrow enough to provide a focused clear thesis. In the oresteia, aeschylus presents his three books (“agamemnon”, “the libation bearers”, and “the furies”) so that the narrative progresses from madness and lack of justice in “agamemnon”, where clytemnestra receives no penalty for her homicide, to athena's establishment of a justice system so that orestes' can be.
This thesis offers an overview of a selection of the animal similes within the odyssey and the agamemnon i examine the ways in which the animal similes, reverse similes, and overall character portrayal are depicted within each work i argue that these tools are used in order to reflect the genres of the two. You are the detective who forms a thesis (or hypothesis) about a literary text ( which i shall call the text), and the text itself must be the source of all your supporting evidence your goal is to the oresteia of aeschylus shows the need to end blood feuds and explains the origins of the court of law in athens. Sometimes they assist the thesis through a metaphor or simile which better visualizes the author's true meaning lions have many different personality traits which make them extremely diverse creatures this also promotes various applications to characters in literary works in two works, the oresteia by aeschylus and. As i have argued above (11), the conflict in ag and the oresteia is not founded in a simple dialectical opposition however, for dramatic purposes it is often treated as if it were polarising the opposing parties in the conflict, in this case agamemnon and clytaemestra, as if they were thesis and antithesis,.
Hoyt, maggie sharon, giving birth to empowerment: motherhood and autonomy in greek tragedy (2013) all theses and dissertations 3613 a thesis submitted to the faculty of brigham young its predecessor the oresteia does however, euripides invents a fictional child for electra, extending the. This dissertation explores the erinyes' nature and function in aeschylus' oresteia it looks at how aeschylus conceives the erinyes, particularly their transformation into semnai theai, as a central component of the oresteia's presentation of social, moral and religious disorder and order the dissertation first explores the. Energy, support, and guidance throughout the long process of the creation of this thesis, ever since i first told her june 2013 which supported the research which became chapter two of this thesis both worshipped and denied, brings all the larger perversions of ritual and faith in the oresteia into sharp.
Phd thesis, university of leeds cho, jung yoon (2017) re-interpreting brahms violin sonatas: understanding the composer's expectations belina, anastasia (2009) a critical re-evaluation of taneyev's oresteia phd thesis, university of leeds drage, sally (2009) the performance of english provincial psalmody. In fulfillment of the thesis project requirement for the master of fine arts degree at the university of louisville, i portrayed the multiple roles of clytemnestra, electra, and athena in dr steve schultz's translation of aeschylus' oresteia in february, 1998 additionally, i acted in at least one play each semester. My phd thesis, the flower of suffering, offers a philosophical evaluation of aeschylus' oresteia in light of presocratic ideas by examining several aspects of the tragic trilogy in relation to some of aeschylus' near-contemporary thinkers, it aims to unravel the overarching theological ideas and the metaphysical and. This thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the theses and dissertations at loyola ecommons it has been accepted for inclusion in master's theses by an authorized administrator of loyola ecommons for more information, please contact ecommons(allucedu this work is licensed under a creative.
Abstract this thesis explores the theoretical and dramaturgical challenges faced by modern productions of the oresteia with particular reference to two modern royal national theatre productions: sir peter hall's (1981) and katie mitchell's ( 1999) it argues that to appreciate these challenges requires a. This thesis would not have been written had it not been for two people-professor heath lees and martin anderson heath lees, a now retired professor at the university of auckland, supervised my honours dissertation on vasily kalinnikov with a gentle, almost unnoticeable guidance and unending support his extreme.