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Unformatted text preview: Teiresias His role? Gender/ Cross dressing Limits and yielding (compare with Antigone) Pantheus Genealogy o Pg 521 o Related (first cousins to Dionysus) o Actaeon; Pentheus receives power from his grandfather Cadmus the founder of Thebes o Chorus Band of foreign women Asia Minor Worship Dionysus Contrast their role to the Theban women who are forced to worship Dionysus as punishment Opening Speech o Return from East o Semele Story of how he was born o Aunts gossip Dont believe Zeus is Dionysus father Punishes them Line 28 o Rouse into a new awareness...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course CLS 128 taught by Professor Mcoske during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.
- Fall '11