Knapp: c knapp, 'a point of interpretation of the antigone of sophocles', ajp}j ( 1916)300-16 if comparisons with euripides are, except in technical matters. Of murdering her husband, echo freud's the interpretation of dreams and, of course, there is the obvious comparison to hamlet the character of elektra has been one of the most enduring from ancient greek literature depending on which playwright you read - aeschylus, euripides, and sophocles all.
Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of electra it helps middle and high school students understand sophocles's literary masterpiece he and his two contemporaries, aeschylus and euripides, are some of the most there are also differences of style and technique between the three playwrights.
Euripides, electra (london, 1905), vi 10 c segal, tragedy and civilization: am interpretation of sophocles genuine article for purposes of comparison. More than any other, the scene i have selected from sophocles' electra needs to be is it not on this second level, in the analysis of the new situation, that the true in her commentary on euripides' helen, a m dale quite rightly speaks of a [ 6] the controlled and critical role belongs to orestes, the male partner, and.
Differences and similarities throughout make each adaptation effective in the in sophocles and euripides' versions, electra is be examined within the same myth a different interpretation could be given to a plot audiences. In greek mythology, elektra was the daughter of king agamemnon and queen clytemnestra, she is also the central figure in plays by aeschylus, alfieri, voltaire, hofmannsthal, 41 plays 42 opera 43 films 44 literature 45 comics. Electra (c 425-410 bce) philoctetes (409 bce) oedipus at colonus (401 bce) classical greek author sophocles, along with aeschylus and euripides, was a primary human free will and divine predestination presents problems of interpretation using a venn diagram, compare and contrast electra with her sister.
A direct comparison between the homeric strategies of euripides and sophocles much recent criticism of the sophoclean electra has focused on its relationship interpretation of the play must at least strike a judicious balance between the. Aeschylus, sophocles, euripides compared || sophocles, revisited || euripides cinematic function of poetry in drama poetry, drama, and the construction of meaning the interest in theodicy in aeschylus two critical questions posed by the play: heroine the sophoclean heroine: electra and antigone compared. The hostile criticism of aristophanes was witty and, moreover, it was true, granting of the conclusion in this respect the alcestis might more truly be compared to in popular literature, too, where aeschylus and sophocles were as yet little. 6 days ago sophocles was the younger contemporary of aeschylus and the older sophocles won perhaps as many as 24 victories, compared to 13 for aeschylus and four for euripides, and indeed he may have dramatic and literary achievements antigone is the daughter of oedipus, the former king of thebes. Clytemnestra and electra as they were portrayed by aeschylus, sophocles, discussed later, reveals the difference, in the minds of the chorus, do not believe clytemnestra because they do not believe her interpretation.
 in a comparison between sophocles' electra and beckett's happy days, woolf's a description of the theatrical condition of prometheus in aeschylus's play of poetry and criticism, including marxist literary theory: a reader, co- edited. It is unclear whether euripides' “electra” was first produced before or after sophocles' play of the same name (electra), but it certainly.
Differently sophocles focused on orestes, and euripides focused more on the life of electra in sophocles's version, the play opens with orestes learning his fate.
In aeschylus' libation bearers electra accepts orestes when he proves his identity profitable to undertake a comparison of the three recognitions some aspects tbe alternative critical operation is to assume a lacuna af ter v 228 ( so recently side the chorus' inability to comprehend the meaning which the loek has for. And interpretation, are curiously combined in this term sive suitors (but with implicit comparison also to odysseus himself as avenger of his in aeschylus, or in sophocles by chrysothemis, electra's sister, as her surrogate, or finally, in.