The Acharnians | Study Guide

Aristophanes

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Overview

Author

Aristophanes

Year Published

425 BCE

Type

Play

Genre

Satire

Perspective and Narrator

The Acharnians is told in the third-person limited perspective. The narrative follows the main character of Dikaiopolis.

Tense

The Acharnians is written in the present tense.

About the Title

The title of The Acharnians comes from the name of the antagonist in Aristophanes's narrative play. The Acharnians are the people of Athens who strongly oppose any peace treaty with Sparta, and peace is what the protagonist desires.

Summary

This study guide for Aristophanes's The Acharnians offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.

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