Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

We will examine Gide's play here, and consider O'Neill's after discussing Sophocles' Electra. Oedipe: The first aspect of Gide's adaptation of Oedipus the King that will probably arrest the student is the personality of Oedipus.

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424550

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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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Study Guide to The Plays of Euripides

Study Guide to The Plays of Euripides

Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Jocasta says she has arranged a truce so the brothers can meet and, she hopes, settle their differences without bloodshed. When Jocasta goes back into the palace, her daughter ...

Author: Intelligent Education

Publisher: Influence Publishers

ISBN: 9781645424475

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Euripides, one of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived. Titles in this study guide include Rhesus, Iphigenia In Aulis, Bacchae, Phoenissae, Orestes, Electra, Trojan Women, Helen, Iphigenia In Tauris, Ion, Suppliants, Hecuba, Heracles, Cyclops, A Satyr-Play, Andromache, Heracleidae, Hippolytus, Medea, and Alcestis. As a Greek playwright of fifth-century BCE his tragedies influenced modern dramas and even comedy. Moreover, many of his plays questioned politics of the time, setting him apart as a progressive writer. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Euripides’ 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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A Study Guide for Sophocles s The Ajax

A Study Guide for Sophocles s  The Ajax

Sophocles was a popular playwright, and his plays would undoubtedly have been eagerly awaited. The fact that he was awarded a prize also signals the play's reception. There are many reasons why the plays of Sophocles were so popular and ...

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.
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A Study Guide for Sophocles s Women of Trachis Trachiniae

A Study Guide for Sophocles s  Women of Trachis  Trachiniae

Sophocles was the preeminent dramatist of the period in which the play was likely written, however, so the play may have been received well in the Dionysia festival. It is possible that the play was salvaged because it deals with the ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410350244

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Sophocles's "Women of Trachis: Trachiniae," 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.
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Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

Study Guide to The Plays of Sophocles

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.

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ISBN: 1645424545

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A Study Guide for Sophocles s Oedipus Rex aka Oedipus the King

A Study Guide for Sophocles s  Oedipus Rex  aka Oedipus the King

Gale, Cengage Learning. Author. Biography. Sophocles was born in Colonus, Greece, c. 496 B.C. and died in Athens c. ... Euripides lost to Sophocles in 438 B.C. Unfortunately, Triptolemos is one among many of Sophocles's lost plays.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410354310

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Sophocles's "Oedipus Rex (aka Oedipus the King)," 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.
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A Study Guide for Sophocles s Antigone

A Study Guide for Sophocles s Antigone

Although Anouilh's Antigone enjoyed initial success, it has not endured through the years as well as Sophocles' version. First produced in Paris in 1944, the play ran for more than five hundred performances to popular and critical ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410334800

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Sophocles s Electra

A Study Guide for Sophocles s  Electra

Gale, Cengage Learning ... Sophocles won first prize in 468 B.C. with his Triptolemos, one of his many lost plays, and is said to have won first prize more than twenty times at the festival. He never placed below second in these ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410344984

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Sophocles's "Electra," 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.
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A Study Guide for Euripides s The Bacchae

A Study Guide for Euripides s  The Bacchae

Gale, Cengage Learning ... Perhaps most importantly, Euripides provided characters for his plays that seemed nearer to actual human beings than those of ... In contrast, Sophocles wrote more than 120 plays and won twentyfour contests.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410340795

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Euripides's "The Bacchae," 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.
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A Study Guide for Euripides s Medea

A Study Guide for Euripides s  Medea

When Euripides's Medea, along with three other tragedies and a satyr play (a tetralogy), were presented at the annual March festival of Dionysus, Euripides did not win the coveted prize; in fact, his tetralogy came in last of the three ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410352385

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 24

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A Study Guide for Euripides's "Medea," 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