Andromache Hector

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Andromache  Hector's widow and the captive of Pyrrhus, one of the victors over Troy. She is faced  by the agonizing choice of marrying Pyrrhus or sacrificing the life of her only son Astyanax. Pyrrhus  Son of Achilles and king of Epirus. He is determined to marry Andromache at the risk of  incurring the wrath of the Greeks. Orestes kills him at the instigation of Hermione, fiancée of Pyrrhus,  whose love Pyrrhus has spurned. Hermione  Daughter of Menelaus and Helen of Troy. She is betrothed to Pyrrhus and is in love with  him. Orestes  Son of Agamemnon. Hopelessly in love with Hermione, he is willing to kill Pyrrhus to please 
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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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