The Oresteia - Study Guide Play 1, Part 2 (p. 125-132) Summary & Analysis

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A Herald appears, shouting how glad he is to be back in Mycenae, thanking the gods for blessing him and the rest of the army, and praying for them to continue to bless Agamemnon and the other soldiers as they return. He speaks of how Troy and Paris, in being ruined, both got what they deserved. The Chorus reminds him that there has been suffering at home as well, referring specifically to those who have been grieved by the loss of loved ones and by being separated from the warriors for so long. The Herald agrees, commenting briefly on the privations suffered by the soldiers while at war but adding that the reward (i.e., victory) was worth it.

Clytemnestra returns, chides the Chorus for not believing her (a woman) when she first said she'd heard the news of Agamemnon's victory...

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