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The Girl From Samos | Study Guide

Menander

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Overview

Author

Menander

Year Published

c. 315–309 BCE

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy

Tense

The Girl from Samos is told in present tense.

About the Title

The Girl from Samos refers to the character Chrysis, a courtesan at the center of a miscommunication that causes confusion and embarrassment between the members of two families. The text of the play is incomplete and the actual title is unknown. It is usually referred to as The Girl from Samos but some scholars refer to the play as Samia or The In-Laws.

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