Lysistrata - Study Guide Part 5 Summary & Analysis

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Lysistrata runs out of the Akropolis, clearly upset. The Female Leader asks her what's wrong, and after a brief dialogue in highly formal language, Lysistrata returns to colloquial conversation and confesses that some of the women in the Akropolis "want to get laid." As she talks, one woman after another tries to run away, offering feeble excuses as to why they're needed at home. Lysistrata sends them all back inside, but then Kleonike and some of the others come out, complaining about being lonely and about the noise of the owls. Lysistrata says she understands that the women are lonely, but she urges them to be strong, saying that a prophecy has foretold that they will be victorious. She reads the prophecy, and the women see her point. They all go back into the Akropolis.

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