A Study Guide for Aeschylus s Prometheus Bound

A Study Guide for Aeschylus s  Prometheus Bound

Gale, Cengage Learning. Hermes. Child of Zeus and Maia, Hermes is the messenger of the gods. He enters at the play's end, trying to convince Prometheus to reveal the secret that will lead to Zeus's downfall, but the Titan refuses.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410355973

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Aeschylus's "Prometheus Bound," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Aeschylus s Seven against Thebes

A Study Guide for Aeschylus s  Seven against Thebes

Gale, Cengage Learning. Prometheus Bound, by Aeschylus (undated), is the story of how Prometheus is punished for disobeying the god Zeus. The Persians, by Aeschylus (472 B.C.), is a history play that recounts an event from the Greek and ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410357670

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Aeschylus's "Seven against Thebes," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Study Guide to the Plays of Aeschylus

Study Guide to the Plays of Aeschylus

BACKGROUND Little is definitely known about the production of Prometheus Bound, though it seems likely that it was the first play of a trilogy, the other two of which were probably Prometheus Unbound and Prometheus the Fire-Bringer.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424413

Category: Study Aids

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Aeschylus,the ancient greek playwright. Titles in this study guide include The Suppliant Maids, The Persians, The Oresteia, Seven Against Thebes, Prometheus Bound, The Eumenides, and The Libation Bearers. As the world's first great dramatist, Aeschylus became known as “the father of tragedy.” Aeschylus greatly influenced Greek tragedies by expanding the number of characters in theater. Moreover, Aeschylus’ plays focused on daily activities and studies of human behavior, ethical problems, and divine justice. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Aeschylus classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

Study Guide to The Romantic Poets

Prometheus Bound tells of the cruel punishment endured by the heroic Prometheus, a Titan, that is, one of the earliest “children of earth,” ... It is likely that Aeschylus wrote a sequel to his play, but if he did it no longer exists.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424772

Category: Study Aids

Page: 192

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for the best-known English Romantic poets, including William Blake, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and John Keats. As defenders of imagination and spirituality, these celebrated poets are recognized for their collective protest against the principles of the English Neoclassical period. As a collection from the English Romantic era, these works reflect the subjectivity, emotionalism, and lawlessness that defined the spirit of Romanticism. Together, these works capture the values of one of the largest and most influential artistic movements in history. This Bright Notes Study Guide includes notes and commentary on literary classics such as Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey,” Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Byron’s “Don Juan,” and Keats’ “Ode to a Grecian Urn,” helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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A Study Guide for Greek Drama

A Study Guide for  Greek Drama

Oedipus the King, first presented by Sophocles about 427 BC, is one the most important tragedies in Western ... Prometheus Bound was presented as one part of a trilogy in 472 BC In the play, Prometheus defies Zeus by stealing fire from ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410347404

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 27

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A Study Guide for "Greek Drama," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Movements for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Movements for Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Book lover A Guide to the Best Reading

The Book lover  A Guide to the Best Reading

FROUDE'S essay,—Sea Studies. COPLESTON Æschylus. 'S CHURCH Stories from the 'S Greeks. MRS . BROWNING'S translation of Prometheus Bound. QUACKENBOS 'S Greek Dramatic Literature. DONALDSON Theatre of the 'S Poetry. 2. The Roman Drama.

Author: James Baldwin

Publisher: DigiCat

ISBN: EAN:8596547171867

Category: Fiction

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Book-lover: A Guide to the Best Reading" by James Baldwin. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
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A Study Guide for Sophocles s The Ajax

A Study Guide for Sophocles s  The Ajax

Sophocles's Electra (c. 425410 B.C.) examines the family tragedy that surrounds the death of Agamemnon. Prometheus Bound, by Aeschylus (c. 490 B.C.), is the story of how Prometheus is punished for disobeying Zeus.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410339485

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Sophocles's "The Ajax," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Karel Capek s R U R

A Study Guide for Karel Capek s  R U R

The move from drama to fiction was a successful one for him, and Capek is best known for his science fiction novels. ... Prometheus Bound, written by Aeschylus in the fifth century B.C., is an example from classical literature that ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410356123

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 17

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A Study Guide for Karel Capek's "R.U.R.," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for F Scott Fitzgerald s The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

A Study Guide for F  Scott Fitzgerald s  The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

This is a reference to Prometheus Bound, a drama based on myth by the Greek writer Aeschylus. Prometheus was a mythological character who defended men from the Greek god Zeus; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock and having an ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410344274

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 37

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Categories: Literary Criticism

Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

The Stranger says the area is also sacred to Poseidon, god of the sea, and to Prometheus. The local people consider the ... Prometheus was the benefactor of man, having given him fire and knowledge (see Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound).

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424550

Category: Study Aids

Page: 156

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Sophocles, one of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived. Titles in this study guide include Oedipus, Philoctetes, Trachiniae, Electra, Oedipus the King, Antigone, and Ajax. As a playwright of fifth-century BCE, he is one of the most famous Greek Tragedians. Moreover, his surviving plays are proof of his perfection of the genre of Greek tragedy. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Sophocles’ classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
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