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The Libation Bearers It seems that as a society, when we no longer have the ability to mend a  situation, the only thing we can do is change the society we live in.  In the first  play of the Oresteian Trilogy, Agamemnon, we saw a world full of savagery and  hostility. Now, in The Libation Bearers, we have the pleasure of witnessing a  society who has taken it upon themselves to set in motion the wheels of change.  The values in this play are those pertaining to culture, religion, and the criminal  justice system. Although there is an attempt to shy away from the savagery of  Agamemnon, the culture values of The Libation Bearers still seem  unsophisticated.  To begin, while they are used with much less frequency, the  references to animals are not absent from The Libation Bearers.  The snake is  mentioned several times to demonstrate the devious nature of this play.  This is  in stark contrast to the metaphors drawn in the first play that would suggest a 
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