Lysistrata Essay | Is "the Lysistrata" a Serious Play?

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Is "the Lysistrata" a Serious Play?

Summary: Explores "The Lysistrata" by Aristophanes. Describes to what extent it is a serious play. Examines major themes from the play.
"The Lysistrata" by Aristophanes is a play set during 411 BC when Athens and Sparta were at war against each other. The play is about Athenian and Spartan women trying to stop the war by refusing to have sex with their respective husbands. To understand weather "the Lysistrata" is a serious play or not it is necessary to investigate the way the play is presented to us by Aristophanes. This essay will analyse the serious point and the "non serious" point and try to come to a conclusion that supports my decision.

Primarily we have to understand that "the Lysistrata" was written as a comedy. "The Lysistrata" is a serious play because the set of time of the play is 411 BC during the Spartan and Athens war. This increases the reliability of the seriousness of the play. We find out in the play...

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