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Agamemnon Close Readings

Summary: Close readings of 10 quotes from the first section (titled Agamemnon) of the play The Oresteia.

Agamemnon Close Readings

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"No one takes me in with visions- senseless dreams (275)."

Clytaemnestra says this quote before Agamemnon returns home, and she currently talks to the Leader. At the moment, the Leader questions how she really knows that Greece surely defeated Troy. "Do you have proof"" he asks. He goes on after Clytaemnestra answers yes, saying that the fires may have started mistakenly- not for the reason of Troy's conquer. Clytaemnestra tells him with this quote that nobody, including the leader, takes her seriously, though they should. She says that people treat her like a child because they act towards her as though humoring her, since they do not respect her as a leader, merely as a lame female substitute for the King who doesn't deserve the ruling position, by Greek standards on gender. So the chorus and other townsfolk don't take...

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