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Freedom Characters & Character Analysis

Orlando Patterson
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Important People

Homer

Homer is a Greek author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, circa 750 B.C. Writing during the period of palatine centralism, Homer addresses the issues of slavery and freedom.

Aeschylus

Aeschylus is an ancient Greek dramatist. Greek drama represents the opinions of the times. Aeschylus' female characters show a strong concern for personal freedom and are willing to go to great lengths to obtain it. The Chorus in Greek drama is representative of civic freedom and democracy and the rights of the people to speak their minds. Sovereignal power exists in the form of the rulers and gods. Greek women are credited with laying the basis for freedom as a social value. This is evident in the works of Aeschylus.

Sophocles

Sophocles is another Greek dramatist circa 450 B.C. Sophocles was concerned with the issues of slavery, freedom and democracy. These concerns are evident in his works...

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