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Unformatted text preview: men to do many things by simply saying theyll put out. The way women get their men hooked remains the same as well, by wearing see through undergarments in the play, or now known as lingerie, by wearing makeup, and much more. Every women knows a man can not resist temptation and this was shown in the play various times, especially when Myrrhine pursues her husband and then backs off completely. The sexual tension between men and women has changed very little from the time of the play to now. In the play it is stated by the mens leader, cant live with the pests or without em either (217, line 58), now the saying goes cant live with them, cant live without them. As you can see the attitude the genders have toward each other is the same, thus making the people in Lysistrata much like us today....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course TH 101 taught by Professor Wess during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Fall '10
- Lysistrata, Lysistrata, Myrrhine