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Unformatted text preview: Instructions: Choose one of the following questions and answer it in 6-7 pages (double spaced). Your answer should be focused, well organized and firmly grounded in the texts for our course. Your answer should adhere to all the usual rules of formal prose (including formatting: 12 pt. Times-New-Roman font, one inch margins, double spaced, no extra carriage returns on the page, etc.) If you have any questions about the standard format for college papers, your small-group instructors are available to help. 1. Oresteia and Clouds Aeschylus and Aristophanes both seem to identify certain highly problematic forces at work in the political cultures which they depict in their plays. What, according to each author, seems to be the major problem or problems standing in the way of, or perhaps threatening the survival of, a happy, well-ordered polity? Write an essay in which you identify the problems from each authors point of view. What kinds of solutions does each author seem to be recommending? What points of comparison are most significant?each author seem to be recommending?...
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