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Lesson 1 – Personal Response Agamemnon Although Agamemnon was a confident man, he didn’t consider himself to be a god. He wants to be honored for the man he is, and the sacrifices he’s made, not taken as a god. This shows a faithful and loyal side of Agamemnon that we don’t see much of throughout the play. When he agrees to walk on the carpet, we see a fearful side of him. He is hopeful that the gods won’t look at him with a jealous eye and smite him. Cassandra Cassandra has the ability to see into the future. In this case, Cassandra is angry and fearful because he gift is allowing her to see her impending doom. She’s endured painful visions her entire life, only to envision her own timely end at such a young age. The anxiety and fear she’s feeling by knowing her fate is evident in this scene. Cassandra must feel deceived by god,
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