Jan 26 - Dram 115 1/26/10 1. Medea vs. Lysistrata a....

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Dram 115 1/26/10 1. Medea vs. Lysistrata a. Lysistrata had more characters. b. More Dialogue c. Divided chorus d. Specific times when the chorus members spoke out individually d.i. In essence chorus is central character, the (m) and (w) is consistently in the dialogue throughout. d.ii. Chorus’ main action was moving the action forward e. Lysistrata e.i. Main goal was that the author wanted the Spartans and Athenians to end war, simply because it drains the economy and takes the people away from their country. 2. Aristophanes a. Old Comedy b. Tend to draw on everyday life c. Assume names are of real people, essentially it’s a jab at daily life (More than likely) d. Wrote 55, still have 11. e. Primary technique f. Not simply gags but there is a reason, and his notion of actually stopping the war he is real g. Tries to conceal a subplot in which he talks about finances and how he wants the war stopped because of its costs. h.
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