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Unformatted text preview: Vocab o Akropolic o Parthenon o Pelopennesian war Significance of the statue at the end of the play between Athens and Sparta o Reinforces gender conflict o Suggests a slow return to reality o Literal symbol of a passive female controlled by a male Conclusion o Collective celebration of the men and women o Renewal, rebirth, harmony o Lysistrata is left as a solitary individual, she is never associated with a man or family, begins to seem like the goddess Athena herself Athena connections o Lysimache disbander of battles o Lysistrata disbander of armies o Rational, dignified character throughout o Not defined by connection to men o Not subject to subversive libido o Temple setting o Ritual oath (170) o Domestic arts o The prophecy (178) o Protect of polis o Support of male establishment o Strategizer...
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- Spring '08