THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM - THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM Womans Lit...

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THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM Woman’s Lit Jan 13 2010 - The story is based on the Herod and Mariam I think that Solome is like Meriam is glad that Herod is dead. - For futures sake, salome has options, 1) she can accuses him of treason and kill Constabarus or 2) se can get a divorce - Both show those women are at freedoms door. o Sets precedent for women to claim the right of divorce o “Are Hebrew women now transformed to men”- Constabarus bashing Solome Expectation of variety- there is a strong parallel between Maiams wishes and Solomes wishes of leaving there husbands only Mariam does nether and expect no change in state Herod- King of the Jews/Juedea - Related to Herod who attempted to kill Jesus - Also Richard the III type- one who killed everyone ultimate villain - Alliance with Marc Anthony and when Marc is killed the natural thought is Octavian kills all kings including Herod. So everyone figures he is dead. Now Mariam is in charge as queen and son is king. -
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