THEATER Iphigenia in Aulis � Worksheet

THEATER Iphigenia in Aulis � Worksheet - Iphigenia...

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Iphigenia in Aulis – Worksheet 1. What has Agamemnon been doing in his tent most of the night? -He has been pacing around in his tent, and then he writes a letter over and over again and then rips it up 2. What character provides much-needed comic relief in the play? -The un-named old man 3. Which character provides the major exposition in the play? -Agamemnon 4. Why are the women of the Chorus in the soldiers’ military encampment? -To see the Greek Army before they set sail for Troy 5. Why is Menelaus so eager to see his brother’s daughter sacrificed? -Menelaus wants her to be sacrificed so that the Greek army can set sail for Troy and he can get his wife 6. On pages 21-22, Agamemnon explains the essential injustice of his situation to his brother Menelaus. What is the injustice? - Agamemnon and his entire family has to suffer for something unrelated to them because of Menelaus’ mistakes 7. On page 25, Menelaus returns to the action to tell Agamemnon that everything will be OK. What advice does he give to Agamemnon?
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2009 for the course THEA 101 taught by Professor Ketchum during the Spring '09 term at TCU.

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