The Frogs, and Other Plays. Translated with an Introd. by David Barrett - Study Guide The Wasps, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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The wasps attack using their stingers to threaten the younger man and his slaves, but the slaves don't let the wasps capture the old man and try to fight them off with torches. Bdelycleon and the slaves fight off the wasps somewhat easily and the defeated wasps argue that the son is an enemy of the people for trying to subvert a lawful jury. He tries to reason with the wasps by arguing that they are forgoing more reasonable pursuits butt he wasps do not listen to him. Finally the father argues that he would rather be a juryman than have all the riches in the world. The son replies to his father that while he may love the thrill of having power over those accused, he is really on the tool of the tyrant Cleon who is using Philocleon and the other...

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