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Agamemnon and Gender Roles

Summary: Agamemnon shows how female styereostypes that are shown in the play can also be seen in today's soceity.
Throughout the years, history has tried to examine how gender roles have changed over time and views of how women should be have changed. However there are many examples of current stereotypes of women that linger in today's society.

Following the play Agamemnon we will examine the three female characters and how their stereotypes apply to the current day society.

A watchmen being the person who must stay awake to watch out for any urgencies quotes a few key factors that show the stereotypes of women. During the beginning of the play the watchman describes Clytaemnestra who is Agamemnon's wife as "That woman - she maneuvers like a man" page 103. Clytaemnestra, being the 10 year ruler of Argos was not highly liked by the chorus because of her role in the city. The chorus exclaiming that with her status of ruler removed her female identity and she...

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