By Euripides, James Morwood
This quantity of Euripides' performs deals new translations of the 3 nice warfare performs Trojan ladies, Hecuba, and Andromache, during which the sufferings of Troy's survivors are harrowingly depicted. With exceptional depth, Euripides--whom Aristotle known as the main tragic of poets--describes the bad brutality that either ladies and youngsters endure in the course of battle. but, within the war's aftermath, this brutality is challenged and a brand new battleground is published the place the ladies of Troy evince an overpowering greatness of spirit.
We weep for the elderly Hecuba in her identify play and in Trojan Women, whereas even as we respect her resilience amid unrelieved anguish. Andromache, the slave-concubine of her husband's killer, endures her life within the victor's state with a stoic the Aristocracy. in their time but undying, those performs insist at the victory of the feminine spirit amid the horrors visited on them through the gods and males in the course of war.
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