While they were on the ram, Helle, Phrixus sister fell off into a body of water and drowned. one of his daughters. Phrixus gave the ram to Zeus than Zeus gave the golden fleece to king Aeetes. The ram and Phrixus arrived in the country of colchis. While he was their, the king let him marry Phrixus, killed his father to than take over the kingdom.
The second tragedy consists of Orestes killing Aegisthus and his mother in order to take revenge. Orestes is then attacked by Furies, symbolizing the wrath and vengeance by tormenting Orestes for the rest of his life. The final play consists of Orestes pleading to Athena for help, in order to release the Furies whom have taken it upon themselves to take revenge for Clytemnestra. Athena holds a trial at Athens, to determine if Orestes was correct for enacting his revenge, and comes to the conclusion that he is. Thus, the Furies are to be kept at Athens and become goddesses called the Eumenides and will help good people and yet torture bad people.
Like the farmer, he was only there to help create life and to receive the final product. Women sometimes endured double standards when they became mothers without their consent. A fragment of a lost tragedy sheds light on rape culture. “Tyro was abducted by Posiedon and became the mother of twin sons. Her father blamed her for her pregnancy, and her stepmother Sidero brutally mistreated her,” (Lefkowitz and Fant 18).
News soon spread in the house until it reached Orestes’s nurse at youth—Cilissa. She grieved for him like a mother to a son. She was then sent to get Aegisthus but before she could go, the housemaids told her to tell him to come home without armour and bodyguards. Shortly, Aegisthus arrived and gets murdered. Screams were heard and Clytemnestra went to its origins, wielding the same axe she used on Agamemnon, to find Aegisthus dead and his son Orestes—alive and intent to kill her.
Understanding the basic plot of Oedipus is vital to know in order to understand how Antigone comes about in her predicament. Oedipus was Antigone’s father and had another daughter, Iseme, as well as two sons: Polyneices and Eteocles. Oedipus lived a cursed fate. His parents had abandoned their son based on their prophecy that one day he would kill his father and marry his mother. However, Oedipus has evaded his death as a baby and raised to be what his parents feared.
One day the aunt discovers that she is pregnant and that she is carrying an illegitimate child. And by the irony of fate; the village attacks her house led by the man who got her pregnant in the first place, panicked of the scene; she escaped and eventually gave birth. That night she killed herself and the baby by jumping into a well. Kingston says that her aunts’ ghost still haunts her because she revealed the story to the
Penelope however is put under scrutiny by her own son Telemachus when he tells Odysseus about the suitors who have been seeking her hand in marriage (Cliffnotes, 2016). Telemachus plants the seed of doubt in Odysseus mind whether or not Penelope is a faithful women. Odysseus kills all the maids who he believed betrayed him by sleeping with the suitors, this is another example of how prevalent sexual infidelity is in the Odyssey (Homer, 1967:22.213). Odysseus once again shows signs of sexual infidelity when he sleeps with the goddess Circe in order for her to return his men back to their human form as she had turned them into pigs (Homer,
Base on what I had interpret in the story, there was a lack of acceptance and lack of love happened in the marriage of Sayoko and her husband. Because if Sayoko 's husband really love her, he would not mind even if Sayoko will play her mole in front of him because he loves her, but in the case of them, Sayoko 's husband did not really love her and Sayoko was blinded by the hope that her husband would change. As I interpret the story, the mole served as the memory of Sayoko to her mother and sisters. It
He is feeling threatened by her because Jason (Medea’s husband) took another bride to bed which happened to be the king’s daughter. Medea plots her revenge by murdering the king, the bride and her two children in order to make Jason suffer and take away everything Jason cared about. The Greek gods felt that Medea was in her right and they proved this by allowing and even helping her escape in the end of the play
The film painted Jesus as less of a threat to religious authorities but as a threat to governmental authorities. Jesus dies in the film because a group of thugs working for the interim government kidnapped him, beat him to death, and dumped his body in the desert so he would not be found. The film also showed Mary as unaware of her son’s death until later when one of Jesus’ followers informed her. Mary immediately broke into tears and lamented for her child. Son of Man captured the heartbreaking loss of a mother’s son while it continued to paint Mary as central to the