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Unformatted text preview: Phaedras letter- the letter claims that Hippolytus had assaulted and raped her. Theseuss reaction- starts ripping him a new one, Hippolytus honors his oath he made with the nurse and doesnt tell Exile of Hippolytus- is driven out of Athens by Theseus Death of Hippolytus- Theseus uses one of his three wishes with Poseidon. Crushed by horses Poseidons role- sends a sea monster to spook the horses Moral of the story Refusal of biological and social obligations- untamed sexual lust, and refusal of sexual lust...
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- Fall '11