The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to The Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The epic raises questions about what an odyssey is for Odysseus and secondary characters who mimic Odysseus's progress throughout the story. In Zimmerman’s play viewers experience a simplified interpretation of Homer’s grand and verbacious text. As viewers experience secondary characters like Agamemnon, Telemachus and Calypso exhibit emotion through actors in Zimmerman’s stage direction.
The abducted women, however, tried to stop the war and prevent bloodshed. These women were led by Hersilia, the wife of Romulus. This story shows how women link the families of ancient Rome. During this time period, women were given absolutely no political freedom or power. They could not attend, vote, or speak in any political meetings, nor could they hold any sort of office.
However, when he goes to release Antigone, he discovers that she has hanged herself and Haemon has found her. Haemon takes his sword and tries to stab his father before killing himself with it instead, fulfilling Tiresias's prophecy. Despite his attempt, Creon could not escape his fate that the gods decided for
Socrates as a wise man understands that if religion forms humans’ personality and views on surrounding, then it means that there is no place for you as a human being. Thus, Socrates tries to argue with Euthyphro to find the definition of goodness and asks Euthyphro questions. Euthyphro gives several definitions of goodness such as prosecuting his own father is an act of goodness, but Socrates quickly responses to him that it is only instance but not the definition. Then, he replies to Socrates that goodness is something that is pleasant to gods. However, Socrates is not satisfied with such definition and responses to Euthyphro that many of conflicts exist among the gods and what is pleasant to one god might be unpleasant to another.
However, Socrates objects this definition on the grounds that the gods disagree among themselves as to what is 'pleasing'. Socrates said that Euthyphro had previously stated that “gods are in a state of discord…and that they are at enmity with each other” (Socrates, 8). Socrates also says: “Then according to your argument, my good Euthyphro, different gods consider different things to be just, beautiful, ugly, good, and bad, for they would not be at odds with one another unless they differed about these subjects would they?...They like what each of them considers beautiful, good, and just, and hate that opposite of these?” (Socrates, 9). Euthyphro agrees, proving that certain things disputed by the gods would be both pious and impious due to the fact that different gods consider different things to be holy. I believe Euthyphro’s self-contradiction shows that he does not know as much about piety as he claims.
So Athena and Hera, who mainly used her marriage to Zeus to do her dirty work, plotted against the Trojans. Athena seeking revenge approaches Hector with the guise of Deiphobus, Hector’s brother, while Hector was being hunted down by Achilles, “‘Now, let’s go straight for him. Let’s fight and not hold back our spears, so we can see if Achilles kills us both, then takes the bloodstained trophies to the ships, or whether you’ll destroy him on your spear’” (Homer, Iliad 22. 301-305). This action was brought on by revenge in divine
He essentially repeats his previous statement that piety is learning how to please the gods and impiety is that which ruins and destroys the gods (36). This statement, much like the first, is questioned and refuted due to the fact that all of the gods do not agree on what is that which is pious, and that which is not. The true definition of piety remains unanswered to Socrates as Euthyphro leaves him with no concreteness, however, their dialogue does manage to give him a greater understanding of piety even with uncertainty of what it actually
This was Ino’s plot to get revenge against Nephele for talking about Athamas’s infidelity so that she could see one of her sons inherit the kingdom. However, the plan backfires and Ino ends up drowning herself in a lake in order to save herself from punishment from the Gods for her selfishness. Procne shares with Medea the deed for killing one of her own sons but
Then Juliet's dad was going to make her married soon because he got himself killed. So she fakes her death. Since romeo is gone he thinks she’s really dead. Then he dies, then she dies. Tybalt is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he killed mercutio, which made Romeo want to avenge him, then it caused him to be sent away.