The Acharnians [and] the Clouds [and] Lysistrata - Study Guide The Clouds, Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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(p. 105 - 115) Strepsiades comes back, pushing the reluctant Pheidippides ahead of him and describing about all the wonderful things he says he's learned from Socrates, things which Pheidippides can immediately tell are foolish and wrong. Socrates comes out, and immediately offers the opinion that Pheidippides is going to be extremely difficult to teach. Strepsiades assures him that Pheidippides will learn quickly and well, and asks that he (Pheidippides) be taught the arguments for Right and Wrong ... or, at the very least, Wrong.

Socrates summons the representatives of the two arguments from the house. Right is "a distinguished looking old man", while Wrong is a "smirking ... young man of about Pheidippides' age but of a much less healthy appearance - except for his large phallus." After Right and Wrong argue about who is going to win their debate, calling each other names and mocking...

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