Ajax - Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 Summary

Ajax comes in carrying a sword. He speaks to the Chorus about how Tecmessa has awakened his pity, so he plans to purify himself of his guilt and free himself from Athena's influence by burying his sword, which he had taken from the Hector. Ajax then speaks about how the rules of nature must be obeyed, and so must the rules and judgments laid down by Menelaus and Agamemnon,. Ajax tells how he has learned that enemies can become friends. Ajax prays that his friends follow through on his instructions to have Eurysaces raised by Teucer, then prays that he finds peace, then finally leaves. After Ajax is gone, the Chorus rejoices in his repentance.

A Messenger appears with news that Teucer arrives at the Greek camphe is greeted by taunts that he is the brother of the insane Ajax. The messenger reveals that he has come...

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