Foreshadowing In Agamemnon

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Agamemnon Plot: The play begins with the watchman is keeping lookout for the signal indicating the fall of Troy to the Greeks. The chorus then enters and begins to tell us how the Trojan Prince, Paris, stole Helen the wife of Menelaus which then caused a ten year war. The Queen then appears letting the Chorus aware of the falling of Troy and orders sacrifices. There is a terrible storm which causes Menelaus, King Agamemnon, and many others missing. Then a guy Calchas claims it's the work of one of the gods and the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter was necessary to bring the winds that are needed to get to Troy. Agamemnon returns home with the princess of Trojan, Cassandra, who was taken has a slave. When he returns he is greeted by his wife Clytemnestra who was confessing her love to him and tried to get him to walk on a purple robe. Agamemnon was rude and ignored her. Then the Cassandra tells the Chorus that the King would die and predicts and avenger will…show more content…
Protagonist Goal: Clytemnestra is the protagonist and her goal was to avenge her daughter and kill her husband. The question still remains will Clytemnestra get punished for her acts? Point of Attack: The first complication takes place at the castle, the home of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, when Clytemnestra kills Agamemnon. Complications: Agamemnon runs into complications at the beginning of the play when there was a lack of wind to sail them to Troy. Climax: The climax starts to build when Agamemnon comes home and Clytemnestra begins to show love to her husband insisting he walks over the fabric. Which all leads to the death of Agamemnon Resolution: The conclusion leaves off with a cliffhanger. The Chorus says Orestes will return and avenge his father. While Clytemnestra and Aegisthus becomes the new rulers of Argos. The Libation

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