MidtermEssays - Essay Prompts Hetaira 00:13:00 social...

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Essay Prompts 01/10/2007 00:13:00 Hetaira social marginals, young women, FREE (not slaves) Their clientel = aristocratic young men, sometimes older aristocrats, wealthier farmers or merchants flushed with money Examples Musarium, Myrtale, Bacchis, Metri che Crobyles husband dies, urban craftsmen (social marginalist) Wife and daughter fall into desperate situation Sells tools and weaving to make do Not always a situation of desperation but an Economic situation First is C orrina, more established is Lyra Conversation 7 Musarium and her Mother Musarium- NAÏVE HETAIRA , doesn’t bring in money, she is giving away stuff to her lover and he is not paying her o she hopes that he (Cheareas) will marry her once his father dies and he has money to marry her o mother doubts seriously that he will ever go through with his promise o she says “Musarium will you always be 18 years old?” Conversation 14 Dorion and      Myrtale     at this point relationship is ending, can abuse eachother Dorion is being locked out, brings cheap kinds of gifts Myrtale (PRA C TI C AL, PRAGMATI C , HARD-NOSED HETAIRA) doesn’t want him anymore, now has found a sea captain instead of a simple sailor o Captain provides more, he’s 50 plus
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Letter of Al     c    iphron     Menecleides hetaira has died mid to late teens Bacchis is IDEAL HETAIRA Breaks stereotype, hetaira are evil, unfaithful, look out for themselves only Bacchis rejects wealthier men, prefers Menecleides Bacchis so virtuous o Aristocratic man would’ve married her Mime 1: The Pro curess Convo between hetaira named Metriche and Gyllis Metriche= OVERLY FAITHFUL , her lover is Mandris o He left her 10 months ago and hasn’t heard a word from him, he’s gone to Egypt (Alexander) Gyllis is an older women (procuress) o Retired, too old to attract women o Go between other hetairai and aristocratic young men
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