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The Law of Consequence in "Agamemnon"

Summary: Aeschylus' play "Agamemnon" is primarily about the law of consequence, also known as the law of cause and effect. The play shows a chain reaction of several actions by people that result in significant consequences, a good example of which is Agamemnon's death being a result of a choice he made to kill his daughter. The ambiguity of the law of consequence causes it to have multiple meanings, and these multiple meanings also show through in the play.
Many people after reading the play of Agamemnon just ponder, "Just what was is all about"." There is no one meaning to the play as there is many, but my pondering lead me to decide that the play was primarily about the law of consequence.

The law of consequence also known as the "law of cause and effect" is the consequence or effect which has come about due to a decision or action. You've probably all heard the quote "what goes around comes around", this comes from the law of consequence but is also linked to karma. When you think about the decisions you make it's not hard to believe that every action we take has a counter reaction or consequence. Eg. choosing not to put your cloths in the laundry results in not having clean cloths to wear.

What then makes the play...

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