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Unformatted text preview: The driving force is sexual, because it is a rape as well as an execution. The language is a picture language because of what it illustrates, but it is also a metaphor language to obscure and enlarge and make it splendid. Clytemnestra is the hero, Agamemnon is the victim. Helenoptolis, destroyer of cities Helenaus - destroyer of ships Helandros - destroyer of men Stichomythia - line for line dialogue between two characters Erinyes....
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