After Orestes leaves

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After Orestes leaves, Phoenix reproaches Pyrrhus for letting Orestes see the woman he loves.  Supposing he persuades her to elope with him? Pyrrhus says they may elope any time, as far as he  is concerned. Andromache is passing by, and Pyrrhus inquires if Andromache was coming to see him, but she tells  him she was simply on her way to give her imprisoned child his daily kiss. Pyrrhus tells her that a  Greek embassy has come to demand her son's death, and Andromache cries that he cannot  pronounce so cruel a sentence. Is she to lose everything dear to her in life — and always because of  Pyrrhus? Pyrrhus says he has already refused their request and will continue to protect Astyanax  even at the cost of another Trojan War. But in return, Andromache surely owes him some gratitude.  Will she not accept his suit? Andromache points out that, widowed, a slave, unhappy, she would be a sad mate for him. Would it 
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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