Literature qestion 2 of week 3.docx - Is Agamemnon's murder as Clytaemestra says the will of the gods Or as the Chorus declares is it an act of cruel

Literature qestion 2 of week 3.docx - Is Agamemnon's murder...

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Is Agamemnon's murder , as Clytaemestra says, the will of the gods? Or, as the Chorus declares, is it an act of cruel, bloodthirsty vengeance (revenge)? Decide which side of this argument you will defend. Menelaus, in collaboration with Agamemnon, provided war equipment to move to Trojan for the war, but on the way he suffered a severe storm, the temple prophet said the storm was due to a lack of gratitude. Therefore, Iphigenia, Agamemnon's daughter, must be sacrificed to Artemis so, Agamemnon reluctantly accepts, and she was killed. Agamemnon reached Trojan and after a long period of siege Trojan with the help of the legendary hero Achilles was able to get into the Trojan castle by Spy horse. After the Troy war, Cassandra was one of the gifts to Agamemnon. Agamemnon returned her to his country, and Cassandra gave birth to two children of Agamemnon. Once they arrived Cassandra predicts her death, and Agamemnon’s death by Clytemnestra. Once Agamemnon returned from the Troy war, Clytemnestra, wife of
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Unformatted text preview: Agamemnon, murdered Agamemnon because of sacrificing her daughter with the help of her lover who was Aegisthus. In addition, Clytemnestra with the alliance of Aegisthus murdered Cassandra as she already predicted. Electra, Agamemnon’s daughter, after the death of her father decided to make a plan to kill her mother and her lover. She escaped with her brother, Orestes, in order to take the revenge of their father in the future. They came back after some years and murdered Clytemnestra and Aegisthus. Clytemnestra cursed Orestes at the last moment, and revenge gods came upon her to take revenge of Clytemnestra. Orestes sought refuge in the Delphi Temple and was finally acquitted in the court of Etna. Overall, they all take their revenge due to their own reasons and, all they had done was the act of cruel. Agamemnon was killed by her wife because she wanted to take the revenge of her daughter....
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