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Unformatted text preview: are given citizenship. 405- frogs 404 – Athenians lost to the Spartans, in a surprise naval attack. Areas of Crituque against euripedes and aeschylus Literary Euripedes = common man poetry New age thought, logic and reason. Bah! Empty rhetoric. Sloppy iambics, language, costume, and characters (prostitutes, slaves, etc) Predicatable Alcibiades, socrates = friends Aeschylus = high brow Proper characters, etc. Traditional values Pettiness/ profundity Upper crust friends--Euripides = one hit wonder, cheap rhymes and words.--Scales Aeschylus wins the one-up-manship with weightier words--Aeschylus is picked to save Athens, using his old fashioned (morality) mentality--Political/Didactic Alcibiades?? What should we do with him? A = we should tolerate Alcibiades, he does have some uses, however unsavory he is E = Alcibiades is worthless and not dependable...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course CLAS 10200 taught by Professor Mazurek,tadeusz during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.
- Spring '08